# No.1393 (ER)

 No.1393  Eugene Rosner (U.S.A.) Original Fairy problems JF-2019/I: January – June’2019

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 No.1393 Eugene Rosner U.S.A. original – 26.03.2019 Solution: (click to show/hide) white Kg7 Re8d4 Ba8 Sa6e5 Pc2d2f3f6g2g5h3 black Kd6 Bd5 Sb7 Pa7c3c4d7f7h4h5 #2vv                                        (13+10) Alsatian Antipodean Circe In the diagram, W has made 6P caps. B’s 6 missing units compensate. While White’s aP died on file, the two remaining W units provide for B’s 2P caps. 1…Pc3*d2[+wPh6] is illegal, as this adds 4WP caps. 1.Kg7-g8? {zz} 1...Sb7-c5 {(S~)} 2.Se5*c4 # 2.Se5*f7[+bPb3]?{*} 2.Rd4*d5[+bBh1]?{**} 1...Sb7-a5! 1.d2*c3? {zz} 1...Sb7-c5 {(S~)} 2.Se5*f7[+bPb3]# 2.Rd4*d5[+bBh1]?{**} 2.Se5*c4[+bPg8]?{***} 1...Sb7-d8! 1.Pg2-g3!! {zz} 1...Sb7-c5 {(S~)} 2.Rd4*d5[+bBh1]# 2.Se5*c4[+bPg8]?{***} 2.Se5*f7[+bPb3]?{*} 1...h4*g3[+wPc7] 2.Pc7-c8=S# 1.Pg2-g4? h4*g4-g3[+wBc8] {e.p.} 1...h5*g4[+wBc8]! {If =R? guarding c6, the position has one less BP capture and 2.Se5*f7[+bPb3] mates because the position is now legal! Promotion to S is illegal and to Q mates easily. (C-)} * requires 3 bP caps, only 2 available, the WaP is unavailable for capture since it died on file ** Bh1 is a presumed BP promotee, but this would require 3 additional BP caps *** illegal placement of BP Z-31-13. Alsatian changed play based on Alsatian cyclical-dual avoidance. (Author)

1. Julia says: