# No.266 (PH)

 No.266 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.266 by Peter Harris – Surprising promotions in the series of white moves only! (JV)

Definitions:

Chameleon Chess: All pieces on the board which are displayed as orthodox  Q, R, B, S,  are Chameleons. A Pawn can promote only in Chameleon-pieces.

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.

Ultra-Patrol Chess – A piece can move, capture or give check only if it is observed by a piece of its own side.

Sentinels: when a piece (Ks included but not pawns) moves, a pawn of the same colour appears on the vacated square unless that square is on the first or eighth ranks or there are 8 pawns of that colour on the board already.

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.266 Peter Harris South Africa original-23.02.2013   ser-#7                                          (2+3)b) LOc7→h1с) remove LOc7, ser-#10SentinelsChameleon ChessUltra PatrolLocust c7   Solutions: (click to show/hide)   a) 1.Qa1-e5=S 2.Se5-d7=B[+wPe5] 3.Bd7-c8=R[+wPd7] 4.d7-d8=L 5.Ld8xg8-h8 6.e5xf6 7.Lh8xh7-h6 # b) 1.Qa1-a2=S 2.Sa2-c1=B[+wPa2] 3.Bc1-b2=R 4.Rb2-c2=Q[+wPb2] 5.Qc2xh7=S[+wPc2] 6.Sh7xf6=B[+wPh7] 7.h7xg8=S # c) 1.Kb1-a2 2.Ka2-b1[+wPa2] 3.a2-a4 4.a4-a5 5.a5-a6 6.a6-a7 7.a7-a8=Q 8.Qa8xg8=S 9.Qa1xf6=S 10.Sf6xh7=B[+wPf6] #