Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (II): May – August
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No.322 by Pierre Tritten – Non-standard use of Poseidon with an exotic fairy condition! (JV)
Poseidon (PO): The Marine King is named “Poseidon”. The Poseidon moves like a King when not capturing, and captures adjacent pieces like a Locust.
Locust (L): moves on Q-lines but only by capturing an enemy unit, arriving on the square immediately beyond that unit, which must be vacant.
Anti-circe couscous: When a piece captures (including King), it must come back to the captured unit rebirth square – if this square is occupied, the capture is forbidden. A Pawn capturing on its promotion rank promotes before it is reborn.
No.322 Pierre Tritten
h#2 2 solutions (2+7)
Poseidons: c6, g2
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
I. 1.POb7 Qc4 2.Rf2+ PO×f2-e2(POa8)‡
II. 1.POc7 Qf6 2.Bf2 PO×f2-e2(POc8)‡