Julia's Fairies

No.450 (JM)

János Mikitovics (Hungary)


Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (III): September- December

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No.450 by János Mikitovics – A Miniature with a rich content! My gratitude for the dedication!! (JV) 


Take & Make: Having captured, a unit must immediately, as part of its move, play a non-capturing move in imitation of the captured unit from the capture-square. If no such move is available, the capture is illegal. Promotion by capture occurs only when a pawn arrives on the promotion rank as the result of a take&make move. Checks are as in normal chess: after the notional capture of the checked K, the checking unit does not move away from the King’s square.

Circe Parrain: After a capture, the captured piece is reborn only after another piece of its own side has moved. The line between capturing square and rebirth square is parallel with and of same direction and length as the move of this other piece. Pawns can be reborn on 1st and 8th rank. From their own base rank, they may move one-step; if reborn on the promotion rank, the Pawn at once promotes, the promotion piece being determined by the Pawn side.

No.450 János Mikitovics
original – 07.12.2013
Dedicated to Julia Vysotska
a) ser-r#4       2 solutions       ( 3 + 4 )
b) ser-r=4       2 solutions
Take & Make
Circe Parrain
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December 8, 2013 08:46

Brilliant AUW idea. But why the reflex condition? The problem I think will be sound as blac AUW, sh#4 & sh=4 with colors reversed & reflected 180 deg.

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