Fairy chess composition

# No.740 (AA)

 No.740 Alberto Armeni (Italy) Original Problems, Julia’s Fairies – 2015 cialis (I): January – June    ?Previous ; ?Next ; ?List 2015(I) Please send your original fairy problems to: julia@juliasfairies.com

No.740 by Alberto Armeni –  AUW in #2 Anti-Circe! (JV)

Definitions:

Anti-Circe: After a capture the capturing piece (Ks included) must immediately be removed to its game array square (necessarily vacant, else the capture is illegal). Captures on the rebirth square are allowed. Game array squares are determined as in Circe.

Circe: Captured units (not Ks) reappear on their game-array squares, of the same colour in the case of pieces, on the file of capture in the case of pawns, and on the promotion square of the file of capture in the case of fairy pieces. If the rebirth square is occupied the capture is normal.

 No.740 Alberto ArmeniItalyoriginal – 05.03.2015 Solution: (click to show/hide) White ke8 bf5 sa8c3 pb5c7d2d4d7e4f2f7 Black kd6 rg6 ba1f3 sa2 pe3 #2                                         (12+6)Anti-Circe 1.d2-d3 ! threat: 2.e4-e5 # 1...Ba1*c3[bBc3->f8] 2.d7-d8=R # 1...Sa2*c3[bSc3->b8] 2.f7-f8=B # 1...Bf3*e4[bBe4->c8] 2.f7-f8=Q # 1...Rg6-e6 2.c7-c8=S # 1.e4-e5 ? threat: 2.d2-d3 # 2.d2*e3[wPe3->e2] # but 1...Sa2*c3[bSc3->b8] ! { (C+ by Popeye 4.69)} Allumwandlung. (Author)

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Kjell Widlert
March 8, 2015 17:28

There are at last a dozen white AUWs in AntiCirce #2, both more economical and more unified than this, but the construction here is good (Black has only the thematical officers) and the theme is always worth respect.

seetharaman
March 8, 2015 18:53

White AUW was one of the easier themes I think in Circe, Anticirce and Madrasi. But as Widlert points out, they can be interesting when made nicely like this.

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