# No.297 (JV)

 No.297 Julia Vysotska (Latvia) 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.297 by Julia Vysotska – This is my first try of using Marine pieces. The last paragraph of the article about Marine pieces by IGM P.A.PetkovDo You know the Marine pieces? (Part I – Siren, Triton, Nereid)”  turned my thoughts to the Neutral Marine pieces. Plus, I like sacrifices and Zilahi! (JV)

Definitions:

Siren (SI): A piece that plays as a Queen but captures only as a Locust

Triton (TR): A piece that plays as a Rook  but captures only as a Locust

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.297 Julia Vysotska Latvia original-14.04.2013   h#2              b) pe7→f7          (2+6+3)Neutral Siren b6Neutral Triton g1     Solutions: (click to show/hide)   a) 1.Se4-d6 nTRg1-e1 2.nSIb6-d8 + nPe7xd8=nS # b) 1.Rd5-d6 nSIb6-b3 2.nTRg1-g8 + nPf7xg8=nB #   Creation of neutral batteries nP/nSiren, nP/nTriton. Interchange of functions between nSI/nTR Underpromotions and Zilahi (sacrifices of neutral SI/TR on d8/g8) Line opening for neutral piece and simultaneous block of the bK on the first move Cross-checks on the second move (Author)

### 2 Responses to No.297 (JV)

1. Seetharaman says:

Very nice problem ! The marine pieces of course resemble the Locust (as they should) with the added facility of free movement. The only minus point of this interesting idea is the twinning.

2. Bartel Erich says: