No.255 (PH)

 No.255 Peter Harris (South Africa) 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.255 by Peter Harris – A problem based on the ideas shown in No.249 and in the comments to it. 5 solutions where solvers have to add one more black Knight on the right place for each solution! (JV)

Definitions:

Locust (L): moves on Q-lines but only by capturing an enemy unit, arriving on the square immediately beyond that unit, which must be vacant.

 No.255 Peter Harris South Africa original-17.02.2013 (After Julia Vysotska & Georgy Evseev)   Add a bS then h#1.5              (1+2+3)5 solutionsLocust e2   Help for solvers: there are two JV solutions: a horizontal and a diagonal. Two give # with double +. The fifth is mysterious.   Solutions: (click to show/hide)   (1) +bSc4 1…nLe2xe3-e4 + 2.Kd5-d4 nRc3xc4 # horizontal jv (2) +bSd3 1…nQe3-d2 2.Sd7-e5 nLe2xd3-c4 # dbl + (3) +bSe4 1…nRc3-c6 2.Kd5-e5 nQe3*e4 # dbl + (4) +bSe6 1…nRc3-d3 + 2.nLe2*d3-c4 nQe3*e6 # diagonal jv (5) +bSe8 1…nQe3-e7 2.nRc3-e3 nLe2*e3-e4 # mystery (Author)

One Response to No.255 (PH)

1. seetharaman says:

Very intriguing stipulation ! I was tempted to try to solve it, though unsuccessfully !! Nice additions to Julia’s problem.