Julia Vysotska (Latvia)
Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (II): May – August
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No.337 by Julia Vysotska – Bishop- and Rook-Locust reciprocally close lines for each other! (JV)
Nightrider(N): A Rider along a straight line on squares lying a Knight`s move away from each other.
Locust (L): moves on Q-lines but only by capturing an enemy unit, arriving on the square immediately beyond that unit, which must be vacant.
Rook-Locust (LR): Moves like Locust, but on Rook-lines only.
Bishop-Locust (LB): Moves like Locust, but on Bishop-lines only.
No.337 Julia Vysotska
h#3 2 solutions (4+7)
Rook locust e8, a4
Bishop locust h1
Nightrider c4, g1
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
I. 1.Ng1-e5 LRe8xe5-e4 + 2.Kf4-f3 Kh5-h4 3.Nc4-e5 LRe4xe5-e6 #
II. 1.Ng1-f3 LBh1xf3-e4 2.Kf4-e5 Kh5-g5 3.Nc4-g2 LBe4xg2-h1 #
(C+ by Popeye 4.63 and WinChloe 3.24)