No.618 (KG)

Krassimir Gandev


Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2014 (III): September – December

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No.618 by Krassimir Gandev – A very seldom fairy piece Bob in a help-selfmate! (JV)


Bob (Kangaroo Lion over 4 hurdles): Moves like a Lion ((0,1)+(1,1) Prolonged Hopper) but over 4 hurdles. (Other name : Lion-4).

Lion(Li): Moves along Queen lines over another unit of either color to any square beyond that unit. A capture may be made on arrival, but the hurdle is not affected.

Triton(TR): Marine piece operating along Rook lines: without capture moves as Rook, 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.618 Krassimir Gandev

original – 10.10.2014

Solution: (click to show/hide)

White ka7 trh4 boe8 Black ke3 lia2b3c6 boe1e2 pb7c5d2d3e6e7

hs#5                                          (3+12)
Bobs: e1, e2, e8
Lions: a2, b3, c6
Triton h4

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