Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (II): May – August
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No.331 by Chandrasekaran KR – An active play of white Knights in Superguards problem! (JV)
Superguards: Any piece (including Kings and pawns), which is observed by another piece of the same color cannot be captured. Pinned pieces also observe.
No.331 Chandrasekaran KR
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
1…f5 2.c4 f4 3.g4 ~4.Kf5#
1.Sc1?/Sg1?/Sd4?/Sf4? zz but 1…e2!
1.Sb4?/Sf4?/Sxc7? – zz but 1…d5!
1.Sxe7! – zz
1…f5 2.Sd5 f4 3.g4 f3 4.Sg3#
1…d5 2.Sf5 d4 3.c4 d3 4.Sc3#
(Tested by Popeye 4.63)
Block-problem with change after 1…f5; switchback and echo-mates. (Author)