No.413, 413.1
Linden Lyons (Australia)

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No.413 by Linden Lyons – Four variants with a single black Grasshopper! (JV)

No.413.1 by Linden Lyons – An improvement to No.413 with author’s gratitude to Seetharaman K.! (JV)


Definitions:

Grasshopper(G): Moves along Q-lines over another unit of either color to the square immediately beyond that unit. A capture may be made on arrival, but the hurdle is not affected.


No.413 Linden Lyons
Australia
original – 04.11.2013
 
413-=2-ll
=2                                               (9 + 2)
Grasshoppers: a3, d8, h7, b5
 
 
Solution: (click to show/hide)
 
No.413.1 Linden Lyons
Australia
Version of No.413 – 10.11.2013
 
413.1-=2-ll
=2                                               (11+3)
Grasshoppers: с5, d5, e8, h6
 
 
Solution: (click to show/hide)
 

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Kjell Widlert
Kjell Widlert
6 years ago

A very economical setting of three grasshopper-specific stalemates. Lovely.

seetharaman
seetharaman
6 years ago

Very nice setting. I think it should be possible to make the fourth variation also thematic. If e2 is not guarded twice One possibility (with WPa5) is 2.Ga3-a6 =

eugenerosner
eugenerosner
6 years ago

What a refreshing idea! Nicely done!

seetharaman
seetharaman
6 years ago

Well done Linden! You have managed to add a nice key and extra variation too !