# No.1008 (NSR)

 No.1008  N.Shankar Ram (India) Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2016 (I): January – June    →Previous ; →Next ; →List 2016(I) Please send your original fairy problems to: julia@juliasfairies.com

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 No.1008 N.Shankar Ram India original – 20.02.2016 Solutions: (click to show/hide) white Sh4 white Paralysing Sd2 black Pc6d5d3c2 =4                                           (2+4) Paralysing Sd2 b) Turn Board 90° clockwise (h4→d1) a) 1.pSd2-b3 ! zugzwang. 1...c2-c1=Q 2.Sh4-g6 d3-d2 3.Sg6-e7 d5-d4 4.Se7*c6 {=} 3...c6-c5 4.Se7*d5 {=} 2...d5-d4 3.Sg6-e5 d3-d2 4.Se5*c6 {=} 3...c6-c5 4.Se5*d3 {=} 2...c6-c5 3.Sg6-f4 d3-d2 4.Sf4*d5 {=} 3...d5-d4 4.Sf4*d3 {=} 1...d3-d2 2.Sh4-f5 c2-c1=Q 3.Sf5-e7 d5-d4 4.Se7*c6 {=} 3...c6-c5 4.Se7*d5 {=} 2...d5-d4 3.Sf5*d4 c2-c1=Q 4.Sd4*c6 {=} 3...c6-c5 4.Sd4*c2 {=} 2...c6-c5 3.Sf5-e3 c2-c1=Q 4.Se3*d5 {=} 3...d5-d4 4.Se3*c2 {=} 1...d5-d4 2.Sh4-f3 c2-c1=Q 3.Sf3-e5 d3-d2 4.Se5*c6 {=} 3...c6-c5 4.Se5*d3 {=} 2...d3-d2 3.Sf3*d4 c2-c1=Q 4.Sd4*c6 {=} 3...c6-c5 4.Sd4*c2 {=} 2...c6-c5 3.Sf3-e1 c2-c1=Q 4.Se1*d3 {=} 3...d3-d2 4.Se1*c2 {=} 1...c6-c5 2.Sh4-g2 c2-c1=Q 3.Sg2-f4 d3-d2 4.Sf4*d5 {=} 3...d5-d4 4.Sf4*d3 {=} 2...d3-d2 3.Sg2-e3 c2-c1=Q 4.Se3*d5 {=} 3...d5-d4 4.Se3*c2 {=} 2...d5-d4 3.Sg2-e1 c2-c1=Q 4.Se1*d3 {=} 3...d3-d2 4.Se1*c2 {= (variations with c2-c1=R/B/S not shown as they are identical to c2-c1=Q)} b) rotate 270 1.pSb5-d6 ! zugzwang. 1...c5-c4 2.Sd1-e3 e5-e4 3.Se3-d5 b6-b5 4.Sd5*f6 {=} 3...f6-f5 4.Sd5*b6 {=} 2...b6-b5 3.Se3-g4 e5-e4 4.Sg4*f6 {=} 3...f6-f5 4.Sg4*e5 {=} 2...f6-f5 3.Se3*c4 e5-e4 4.Sc4*b6 {=} 3...b6-b5 4.Sc4*e5 {=} 1...e5-e4 2.Sd1-c3 c5-c4 3.Sc3-d5 b6-b5 4.Sd5*f6 {=} 3...f6-f5 4.Sd5*b6 {=} 2...b6-b5 3.Sc3*e4 c5-c4 4.Se4*f6 {=} 3...f6-f5 4.Se4*c5 {=} 2...f6-f5 3.Sc3-a4 c5-c4 4.Sa4*b6 {=} 3...b6-b5 4.Sa4*c5 {=} 1...b6-b5 2.Sd1-f2 c5-c4 3.Sf2-g4 e5-e4 4.Sg4*f6 {=} 3...f6-f5 4.Sg4*e5 {=} 2...e5-e4 3.Sf2*e4 c5-c4 4.Se4*f6 {=} 3...f6-f5 4.Se4*c5 {=} 2...f6-f5 3.Sf2-d3 c5-c4 4.Sd3*e5 {=} 3...e5-e4 4.Sd3*c5 {=} 1...f6-f5 2.Sd1-b2 c5-c4 3.Sb2*c4 e5-e4 4.Sc4*b6 {=} 3...b6-b5 4.Sc4*e5 {=} 2...e5-e4 3.Sb2-a4 c5-c4 4.Sa4*b6 {=} 3...b6-b5 4.Sa4*c5 {=} 2...b6-b5 3.Sb2-d3 c5-c4 4.Sd3*e5 {=} 3...e5-e4 4.Sd3*c5 {= (C+ by WinChloe v3.33 and Popeye 4.73)} Combinatorial WS 4x3x2 tour cycle doubled in miniature. (Author)

### 4 Responses to No.1008 (NSR)

1. seetharaman says:

Very interesting! For position (b) When ‘h4’ becomes ‘d1’ I think board turns clockwise !

• shankar ram says:

Right!
Clockwise it is.
My mistake. Get confused sometimes!