Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (III): September- December
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No.389 by Karol Mlynka – Mlynka’s theme with 7 Grasshoppers! (JV)
Grasshopper(G): Moves along Q-lines over another unit of either color to the square immediately beyond that unit. A capture may be made on arrival, but the hurdle is not affected.
No.389 Karol Mlynka
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1.Kd3? ~ 2.Ge4#, 1…Rh3+ a A 2.G×h3#, 1…c×d5 b B 2.Gc8#, 1…B×e5 c C 2.Q×e5#, 1…f3!,
1.Kb2! ~ 2.Gb3#, 1…Rh3 a B 2.G×h3 #, 1…c×d5 b C 2.Gc8#, 1…B×e5+ c A 2.Q×e5#
(С+ by WinChloe 3.24)
Cyclic change of defence motifs (Mlynka theme): A = checking, B = guarding, C = capturing of hurdle. (Author).