Stephan Dietrich (Germany)
Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (III): September- December
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No.403 by Stephan Dietrich – A nice “Marine Aristocrat”! (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.
Functionary Chess: A piece can move only if it is threatened.
No.403 Stephan Dietrich
h#5 b) Bf3→g2 (3+3)
Poseidons: e4, f4
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
a) 1.POf4-g3 Sc6-e7 2.Sd4-e2 Se7-f5 3.POg3-g4 Sf5-d4 4.POg4-f4 Bf3-g4 5.Se2-g3 Bg4-h5 #
b) 1.POf4-g4 Sc6-d8 2.Sd4-f5 Sd8-e6 3.Sf5-g3 POe4-f5+ 4.POg4-h4 POf5-g4 5.Bg5-h6 POg4-h5 #
(C+ by Popeye 4.63)
Aristocratic miniature with mate moves to h5. (Author)