# No.224,225 (PAP)

 No.224, 225 Petko A. Petkov Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (I): January – April →Previous ; →Next ;  →List 2013(I) Please send your original fairy problems to: julia@juliasfairies.com

No.224 – hs#4 by Petko A. Petkov – An excellent Meredith with very difficult thematic! (JV)

No.225 – h#2 by Petko A. Petkov – An interesting cyclical play of the neutral trio! (JV)

Definitions:

LEO(LE): Moves as Queen, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

PAO(PA): Moves as Rook, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

VAO(VA): Moves as Bishop, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

NAO(NA): Moves as Leo, but on Nightrider-lines instead of Queen-lines.

 No.224 Petko A. Petkov Bulgaria original-12.01.2013   hs#4             2 solutions             (5+6)Leo b3     Solutions: (click to show/hide)   I.1.Ra5!! LEb5! 2.Sdf4 (not 2.Bd5?) LEg5!! 3.Bd5! Kf5 4.Bf3 + LExa5 #   II. 1.Ba8!! LEb7! 2.Sc1 (not 2.Rd5?) LEg2!! 3.Rd5! Kf3 4.Rd4 + LExa8 #     Critical moves by the Black (b.LEO which also carries Ambush theme) and White Rook and Bishop. White Grimshaw on d5 + White Indian. Thematic white tries (2.Bd5&2.Rd5) with line-closing of the black LEO. In every solution there’re two movements of the white and of the black piece in different directions! Model mates in Meredith form. This complex is shown for the first time. (Author) No.225 Petko A. Petkov Bulgaria original-12.01.2013   h#2               b) Pf2→f3        (3+7+3)c) Pf2→f4NAO c8; PAO c4; VAO a8     Solutions: (click to show/hide)   a) 1.nNAg6! nPAxe4 2.nNc4!! nPAxc4# b) 1.nVAb7! nNAxe4 2.nVAc8!! nNAxc8# c) 1.nPAa4! nVAxe4 2.nPAa8!! nVAxa8#     Cyclical neutral Zilahi (nPAxnNA; nNAxnVA; nVAxnPA) with cyclical interchange of functions between nPA, nVA, nNA. Creation of batteries after Annihilation captures on square “e4” with a goal – opening of two lines – for the white Re6 and for one of the neutral pieces! Triple Neutral Switchback with motives “Ala Umnov-theme”. Shown for the first time. (Author)

### 2 Responses to No.224,225 (PAP)

1. Janos Mikitovics says:

From No.225
White Kb7 Pb6 Re6 Pf6 PAd5 PAe4
Black Pd4 Ke3
Neutral VAa8 NAc8
H#2
b) wKb7→ e7
MirrorCirce

a) 1.nNAc8-g6 PAd5-d6!! 2.nNAg6-c4 PAe4*c4 [+nNAc8] #
b) 1.nVAa8-c6 Ke7-d6!! 2.nVAc6-a4 PAe4*a4 [+nVAa8] #

See the original problem with MirrorCirce, if:
a) – bPf2
b) wK b6 → b7

a) 1.nNAc8-g6 nPAc4*e4 [+bPe2] 2.nNAg6-c4 nPAe4*c4 [+nNAc8] #
b) 1.nVAa8*c6 [+wPc7] nPAc4*e4 [+bPe2] 2.nVAc6-a4 nPAe4*a4 [+nVAa8] #

2. Janos Mikitovics says:

From: No. 224
White Ba8 Kh8 Se6 Sc5 Pd4 Rc1
Black Pc7 Re7 Kb6 Pd6 Pb5 Bd5 LEg5
hs=4 ( 6 + 7 )
bLEO g5
1.Sc5-b7 Leg5-g8 2.Rc1-c6+ Kb6*c6 3.Se6-f8 Leg8*a8+ 4.Sb7-d8+ Kc6-b6=