To celebrate his birthday and his fairy invention Superguards,
K.Seetharaman, (India) announces
a Theme Tourney for problems featuring Superguards,
the new Fairy Condition.
Definition of Superguards:
Any piece (including Kings and pawns), which is observed by another piece of the same color cannot be captured. Pinned pieces also observe.
The tourney will have two sections:
Section A is for Directmates in Two or Three moves.
Section B is for Helpplay problems of up to three moves, of the following types:
Helpmates, Helpselfmates, Help-stalemates and Help-selfstalemates.
Twins allowed in Section A. Twins and multisolutions (but no Zero positions) allowed in Section B. No other fairy conditions or fairy pieces are allowed.
Computer-tested problems may be sent to the Tourney Director Mr.C.G.S.Narayanan (India) by email. <firstname.lastname@example.org> At present Superguards problems can be checked in WinChloe. (version 3.20).
Book prizes will be awarded.
All participants will receive the award by email.
Closing date of the Tourney March 18, 2013.
→See the the full announcement with examples of Superguards problems HERE!
Welcome to participate!!