No.402
Semion Shifrin (Israel)

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No.402 by Semion Shifrin – Rich and interesting strategical play! (JV)


Definitions:

LEO(LE): Moves as Queen, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

PAO(PA): Moves as Rook, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

VAO(VA): Moves as Bishop, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

NAO(NA): Moves along a straight line on squares lying a Knight’s move away from each other (as Nightrider), but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.


No.402 Semion Shifrin
Israel
original-27.10.2013
 
402-hs#4-ss
hs#4           b) VAa8→e3           (8+8)
LEO a5 ; PAOs: e2, f6 ;
VAOs: a8, f5, f8 ; NAO c5
 
 
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Kjell Widlert
Kjell Widlert
6 years ago

Something seems to be wrong in the diagram, because b4 is not guarded (b3 is doubly guarded instead). Most likely, VAg8 should be at f8 (C+).