No.698,699 (VA&AG)

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No. 698, 699
Valerio Agostini &
Antonio Garofalo
(Italy)

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Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2015 (I): January – June

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Two problems by Valerio Agostini & Antonio Garofalo:

  • No.698 – Interchange of functions between two pairs of pieces: Sa3/Bf5 and Re1/Bg1.
  • No.699 – Aristocrat-Miniature with a nice play! (JV)

Definitions:

Lion: 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.

Bishop-Lion(BL): Moves like Lion, but on Bishop-lines only.

Nightrider(N): (1,2) Rider. Operates along straight lines with squares lying a Knight’s move away from each other.

Nightriderhopper(NH): (1,2) Hopper.


No.698 Valerio Agostini &
Antonio Garofalo

Italy

original – 21.01.2015

Solutions: (click to show/hide)

White kb6 bf5 sa3 lie3 pc5 Black kd5 re1 ba8g1 pa4c6d6

h#2,5           b) Kb6→a7            (5+7)
Lion e3


No.699 Valerio Agostini &
Antonio Garofalo

Italy

original – 21.01.2015

Solutions: (click to show/hide)

White kc2 sg6 nb1c5 blc8 Black kg4 nha3

h#2                                             (5+7)
b) NHa3→b7
c) NHa3→f2
d) NHa3→f6
Nightriders: b1, c5
Bishop-Lion c8
Nightrider-hopper a3


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