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No.158 – h#2 by Julia Vysotska – Funny play of 2 promoted pawns, promotions into Chameleons, Anti-Andernach effects.
I like this one myself, although speaking about themes there’s nothing much to write about. 🙂 I regret a little that can’t take off 1 piece to get a Meredith and also that static Sg4 (or theoretically any other piece) has to be a Chameleon piece with the only purpose – to allow a promotion into Chameleon. (JV)
Chameleon: On completing a move, a Chameleon (from classical standard type) changes into another piece, in the sequence Q-S-B-R-Q… Promotion may be to a chameleon at any stage in the cycle.
Anti-Andernach Chess: a unit (not King) changes color after its moves unless that move is a capture. (Or: a unit (King excluded) changes color on completion of a non-capturing move.)
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No.158 Julia Vysotska
h#2 2 solutions (5+8)
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
I. 1.d2-d1=wcS b7-b8=bcS 2.cSb8-c6=wcB cSd1xf2=cB #
II. 1.d2-d1=wcB b7-b8=bcB 2.cBb8-c7=wcR cBd1xa4=cR #
Promotions of black and white to Chameleon pieces. Anti-Andernach effects in promoted pawns. Play of a pair of chameleons wcS+bcS / wcB+bcB in each solution. (Author)
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