Pierre Tritten

Original Fairy problems
01.01.2021 - 31.12.2022

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For the animation purposes the initial game array position is shown on the diagram. The task is to find the final positions (adding pieces to the empty board) for two solutions. The animation of the solutions can show you what are the final positions and how to get them.

No. 1603 Pierre Tritten
original - 13.04.2021

white Bf1c1 Ke1 Qd1 Ph2g2f2e2d2c2b2a2 Sg1b1 Rh1a1 black Bf8c8 Ke8 Qd8 Ph7g7f7e7d7c7b7a7 Sg8b8 Rh8a8
PG 3,5            2 solutions            X+Y
Add pieces (ending with triple check mate)
Circe Parrain
Point Reflection

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Kostas Prentos
Kostas Prentos
April 14, 2021 01:10

A great find! Keep them coming, Pierre!

Geoff Foster
Geoff Foster
April 14, 2021 01:40

A battery check, plus two checks from a PointReflection move. The wK attacks as Q, the wP attacks as K, the wS attacks normally, and the bK is mated because it moves as P. It is strange that in proof games with PointReflection, all units start by moving normally except for the K and Q!

Thomas Maeder
Thomas Maeder
April 14, 2021 10:23

I suspect that this might be interesting if I understood it.
How can this be a proof game in >0 moves if the diagram position is the game array?
What’s the meaning of “Add pieces (ending with triple check mate)”

Thomas Maeder
Thomas Maeder
April 14, 2021 17:24
Reply to  Julia

Thanks, Julia!