No.639 (PH)

Peter Harris
(South Africa)


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

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No.639 by Peter Harris – Tanagra-Aristocrat with an interesting play of the Royal Queens! A rare case: Peter’s problem without fairy conditions! 🙂 (JV)


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

No.639 Peter Harris
South Africa

original – 09.11.2014

Solutions: (click to show/hide)

white rd6 black rb2 white royal qf4 black royal qh7 neutral bb7

h#2.5        2 solutions       (2+2+1n)
Royal pieces: Qh7, Qf4

3 Responses to No.639 (PH)

  1. S.K.BalasubramanianS. K. Balasubramanian says:


    You can’t detach Peter from ‘Fairy’. If not fairy condition, fairy pieces are their!

    • JuliaJulia says:

      Oh, I’d never detach Peter from anywhere! He’s even too much fairy sometimes! 🙂 I’m just surprised to see Peter’s problem without any fairy condition, as usually they are from 2 to 4!

  2. luce says:

    A simple but clear idear of Peter:
    the strength of double check !
    I like it !

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