# No.701 (GG)

 No.701 Gani Ganapathi (India) Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2015 (I): January – June    →Previous ; →Next ; →List 2015(I) Please send your original fairy problems to: julia@juliasfairies.com

No.701 by Gani Ganapathi – Chameleon-echo mates with only 3 pieces! (JV)

No.701.1 – An improved version to No.701, shown in the comments. (JV)

Definitions:

Phantom Chess: Any unit except a king may move either normally (from its current square) or as though from its Circe rebirth square if the latter is vacant.

 No.701 Gani GanapathiIndiaoriginal – 25.01.2015Dedicated to Chris Feather! Solutions: (click to show/hide) White Bc5h7 Black Ka6 h#2            b) Ka6→g3            (2+1)Phantom Chess(no white King) a) 1.Ka6-a5 Bc5-d2 +{display-departure-square} 2.Ka5-a4 Bh7-c2 # { (full path: 1...Bc5-c1-d2)} b) bKa6-->g3 1.Kg3-g4 Bh7-e2 +{display-departure-square} 2.Kg4-h4 Bc5-f2 # { (full path: 1...Bh7-f1-e2) (C+ by Popeye 4.69)} No.701.1 Gani GanapathiIndiaVersion of No.701 – 29.01.2015Dedicated to Chris Feather! Solutions: (click to show/hide) White Bb6h7 Black Kb4 h#2            b) Kb4→g3            (2+1)Phantom Chess(no white King) a) 1.Kb4-b3 Bb6-d2{display-departure-square} 2.Kb3-a4 Bh7-c2 # { (full path: 1...Bb6-c1-d2)} b) bKb4-->g3 1.Kg3-g4 Bh7-e2 +{display-departure-square} 2.Kg4-h4 Bb6-f2 #{ (full path: 1...Bh7-f1-e2) (C+ by Popeye 4.69)} Chameleon-echo mates and tempo moves by Black. (Author)

### 2 Responses to No.701 (GG)

1. seetharaman says:

It is a nice idea! Probably this setting is preferable:
white Bb6h7 black Kb4 h#2. Twin: bKg3.
a)
1.Kb4-b3 Bb6-c1-d2 2.Kb3-a4 Bh7-c2 #
b) bKb4–>g3
1.Kg3-g4 Bh7-f1-e2 + 2.Kg4-h4 Bb6-f2 #
Now black king makes tempo move in both solutions!

2. Ganapathi says:

Thank you, Seetha, you are right!