No.776 (LL)

Linden Lyons 


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No.776 by Linden Lyons – A play made by four Grasshoppers! (JV)


Grasshopper(G): Moves along Q-lines over another unit of either color to the square immediately beyond that unit. A capture may be made on arrival, but the hurdle is not affected.

No.776 Linden Lyons

original – 13.04.2015

Solutions: (click to show/hide)

white ke8 rg2 gc2 ge5 ph6 black kg8 rh8 gg6 gg7 ph7

=2                                             (5+5)
Grasshoppers: c2, e5, g6, g7

2 Responses to No.776 (LL)

  1. Mike Neumeier says:

    My favorite variation among the five in the solution is the last one, a royal switchback. A nice little stalemate idea here.

  2. Kjell Widlert says:

    I like all three variations where White stalemates by moving away the hurdle that a black grasshopper just used, leaving it stranded in empty space!

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