No.446 
Vito Rallo (Italy)

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No.446 by Vito Rallo – ? light h#3 with Grasshoppers. (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.446 Vito Rallo
Italy
original – 05.12.2013
 
446-h#3-vr
h#3                b) wBh3                 (5+4)
Grasshoppers: a8, h8
 
 
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
 

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seetharaman
seetharaman
December 6, 2013 07:42

Two ways of unpinning h3. Interesting. Pity the capture is necessary in the first solution.

Antonio Garofalo
Antonio Garofalo
December 7, 2013 11:25

In twin a) direct unpin, in b) undirect, very good.

Antonio Garofalo
Antonio Garofalo
December 7, 2013 11:33

Don’t like me to propose versions, but this time I make an exception to the rule for my friend Vito.

Vito Rallo (v)
Kn6/pp6/N7/3R4/1P6/8/8/gk5g

h‡3 (4+6) C+
b) wBa6
Grassoppers a1, h1

a) 1.Gc1 Sc5 2.Ka1 Sd3 3.Gb1 Ra5‡
b) 1.Sc6 Rd1+ 2.Ghc1 Rd2 3.Sa5 Bd3‡