Julia's Fairies

No.629 (KM)

Karol Mlynka


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No.629 by Karol Mlynka – Nice fairy promotions of the black Pawns! (JV)


Sirene (SI): Marine Queen. Moves as a Queen but captures only as a Locust
Locust (L): Moves along Queen lines only by capturing an enemy unit, arriving on the square immediately beyond that unit, which must be vacant.

Waran (WA): Rook + Nightrider ((1,2) Rider. Operates along straight lines with squares lying a Knight`s move away from each other).

Pressburger King (Super-TransmutingKing): King which definitively takes up the nature of the checking piece (and thus loses his royal status).

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.

No.629 Karol Mlynka

original – 23.10.2014

Solutions: (click to show/hide)

white ke1 sia5 black ka1 waa2 pg2h2

h=2             2 solutions           (2+4)
Super-Transmuting King
Sirene a5
Waran a2

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