No.986 (GF)

Geoff Foster (?????????)


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No.986 – Geoff Foster – ???? ????? ??????????? ???????. ?????? ??????????? ??????????? No.985. (JV)


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Phantom Chess: Any unit except a king may move either normally (from its current square) or as though from its Circe rebirth square (game-array squares, of the same colour in the case of pieces, on the file of capture in the case of pawns, and on the promotion square of the file of capture in the case of fairy pieces) if the latter is vacant.

No.986 Geoff Foster

original – 04.01.2016

Solutions: (click to show/hide)

neutral Ke3 Pa2e7

h#2.5          b) nPa2?c2       (0+0+3)
Phantom Chess
KoBul Kings

14 комментариев: No.986 (GF)

  1. Diyan Kostadinov пишет:

    Nice AUW, very clear problem – bravo, Geoff!

  2. Diyan Kostadinov пишет:

    Actually the last moves in both solutions should be 3…nKxe2(e2=rB) and 3…nKxc1(c1=rS) (instead of 3…nrBxe2 and nrSxc1), because the neutral King is still on its “King” phase before the capture.

  3. Seetharamanseetharaman пишет:

    hm…. so in Phantom chess, royal pieces have no Phantom power?

  4. Seetharamanseetharaman пишет:

    The neutral king is confusing.

    In the following setting can someone tell me why 1.a8B is not mate but Popeye gives 1.Qh2#

    nKh1, nPa7, WQg3. WBb8.

  5. Nikola Predrag пишет:

    Diyan, you should define the nature of the NEUTRAL Kobul King.
    When White makes a capture, only BLACK Kobul King transforms.

    So a neutral Kobul King might be compound e.g. as
    neutral “wK+bB”.

    By its nature, a neutral piece is affected differently when White or Black captures it – it has two different rebirth squares.
    And some conditions, like BackToBack, make a different effect on the white/black component of a neutral piece.

    And Kobul King should be affected only when the opponent makes a capture, unless the inventor has explicitly defined otherwise.

    It would be probably interesting to have 2 types of neutral Kobul Kings.

  6. Diyan Kostadinov пишет:

    Nikola, let we do not make things more complicated than they are. Everything with neutral King being under the KoBul Kings condition is simple – the neutral King is combine white and black so it changes on all piece captures (white/black/neutral) and take the nature of the captured piece. Of course it take back on its King’s phase when a pawn being captured.

    The specific colour differences with the neutral King can be seen for example with a combination with Anti-Circe type conditions in case of captures by the neutral King (neutral Royal Piece). In this case after the transformation the Royal Piece reborn on game array square according that which side did moved – i.e. if the neutral King from a1 capture black Bishop on a2 moved by white side it transform to neutral Royal Bishop and reborn on c8: 1.nKxa2=nrB(nrBc8)

    It is very IMPORTANT that in all captures the King (white, black or neutral) transforms ONLY its nature and NOT its color!

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