No.413,413.1 (LL)

No.413, 413.1
Linden Lyons (Australia)


Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (III): September- December

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No.413 by Linden Lyons – Four variants with a single black Grasshopper! (JV)

No.413.1 by Linden Lyons – An improvement to No.413 with author’s gratitude to Seetharaman K.! (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.413 Linden Lyons
original – 04.11.2013
=2                                               (9 + 2)
Grasshoppers: a3, d8, h7, b5
Solution: (click to show/hide)
No.413.1 Linden Lyons
Version of No.413 – 10.11.2013
=2                                               (11+3)
Grasshoppers: с5, d5, e8, h6
Solution: (click to show/hide)

4 Responses to No.413,413.1 (LL)

  1. Kjell Widlert says:

    A very economical setting of three grasshopper-specific stalemates. Lovely.

  2. seetharaman says:

    Very nice setting. I think it should be possible to make the fourth variation also thematic. If e2 is not guarded twice One possibility (with WPa5) is 2.Ga3-a6 =

  3. eugenerosnereugenerosner says:

    What a refreshing idea! Nicely done!

  4. seetharaman says:

    Well done Linden! You have managed to add a nice key and extra variation too !

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