No.613 (PH)

Peter Harris
(South Africa)


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No.613 by Peter Harris – A problem with Equistopper by its inventor starts from two pieces and ends as a Meredith final! (JV)


Equistopper(QE): Сan move to and make a capture on any square midway between it and any other piece PROVIDED THAT there is no other piece in between The proviso does not apply to a movement that is not along a rank, file or diagonal.

Royal piece: Piece that executes a function of the King on the board.

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.

No.613 Peter Harris
South Africa

original – 05.10.2014

Solution: (click to show/hide)

white kh5 black royal qeh8

ser-s#9                                        (1+1)
Royal Equistopper h8

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