No.475 (VA,GB)

Valerio Agostini
 & Gabriele Brunori

Valerio Agostini,
Gabriele Brunori
(Italy) &
János Mikitovics (Hungary) 


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No.475 by Valerio Agostini & Gabriele Brunori – Nice reciprocal play of two Marine pieces! (JV)

No.475.1 by Valerio Agostini, Gabriele Brunori & János Mikitovics – An improvement to No.475 based on the comments! (JV)


Triton(TR): Marine piece operating along Rook lines: without capture moves as Rook, with capture – as Locust.

Nereid (ND): Marine piece operating along Bishop lines: without capture moves as Bishop, with capture – as Locust.

Locust(L): Moves along Queen lines only by capturing an enemy unit, arriving on the square immediately beyond that unit, which must be vacant.

No.475 Valerio Agostini & Gabriele Brunori
h#2               2 solutions             (4+9)
Triton h5
Nereid d3
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
No.475 Valerio Agostini, Gabriele Brunori & János Mikitovics
Italy / Hungary
Version of No.475, 07.01.2014
h#2             b) Black Pc2             (4+7)
Triton a4
Nereid e6
Solutions: (click to show/hide)

6 Responses to No.475 (VA,GB)

  1. Janos MikitovicsJanos Mikitovics says:

    A serious fault: the wBh2 is unnecessary in the solution B.
    Here is an opportunity with Meredith form:
    White Kc5 Bh5 Sc2(!) Rh2 (4)
    Black NDe6 Pf5 TRa4 Kd3 Pf3 Ba2(!) Pd2 (7)
    H#2 b) c2=bP
    bNereide e6, bTriton a4

    a) 1.NDe6-c4 Kc5-b4 2.f5-f4 Bh5-g6 #
    b) 1.TRa4-c4 + Kc5-d5 2.f3-f2 Rh2-h3 #

  2. Janos MikitovicsJanos Mikitovics says:

    Dear Friends,
    I apologise for my strong expression!

  3. valerio says:

    Dear Janos: Thank you very much!!
    Joint? Valerio, Gabriele & Janos?

  4. Janos MikitovicsJanos Mikitovics says:

    Dear Valerio & Gabriele,
    It’s just a little repair. I did not give new value to your idea. Of course, you can publish it as your joint work. I’m glad that I may have helped you!

  5. valerio says:

    I am very happy for this joint holding of the problem.
    Thanks again Janos!

  6. Janos MikitovicsJanos Mikitovics says:

    Thank you, Valerio & Gabriele!
    This joint problem is a friendly and generous gesture from you to me!

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