János Mikitovics (Hungary)
Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2013 (III): September- December
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No.423 by János Mikitovics – Nice Ideal mates in Miniature! (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.
Anti Take & Make: Every capture (“take”) must be complemented by a further step (“make” which is not a capture) by the captured piece (Kings excluded), which must move from its square of vanish (according to the wishes of the capturing side in case of options). The capture is forbidden if the captured unit has no possible moves. Promotions at the end of the “make” element are normal.
No.423 János Mikitovics
original – 16.11.2013
H#2,5 b) bSg6 ( 2 + 5 )
Anti Take & Make
Take & Make
Solution: (click to show/hide)
a) 1…Sh4xg6-d3[+bBe4] 2.Be4xd3-e5[+wSf2] Ke3xf4-f3[+bRg4] 3.Kg5-f5 Sf2xg4-h4[+bRg5] #
b) 1…Sh4xg6-e5[+bSh8] 2.Qe6xe5-f3[+wSg6] + Ke3xf3-g3[+bQh5] 3.Rf4-f5 Sg6xh8-f7[+bSg6] #
(С+ by Popeye v4.63)
The closings of the line of bQ „by ATM” + total switchbacks by the wS (from h4 to h4) & bS (from g6 to g6) + ideal mates in a miniature. (Author)