No.827, 828 
Erich Bartel (Germany)


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No.827, 828 by Erich Bartel – Two aristocratic four-men! (JV)


Chameleon Chess: All pieces on the board which are displayed as orthodox Q, R, B, S, are Chameleons. A Pawn can promote only in Chameleon-pieces.

Chameleon: On completing a move, a Chameleon (from classical standard type) changes into another piece, in the sequence Q-S-B-R-Q… Promotion may be to a chameleon at any stage in the cycle.

Alphabetical Chess: The squares are considered in the order a1, a2…a8, b1…b8, c1 and so on to h8. At each turn, only the unit standing on the square which comes earliest in this order may move. However check and mate are normal.

No.827 Erich Bartel

original – 10.06.2015

Solution: (click to show/hide)

white Sb7 Kb8 black Kb4 Bb6

hs#4*                                         (2+2)
Chameleon Chess
Alphabetic Chess

No.828 Erich Bartel

original – 10.06.2015

Solutions: (click to show/hide)

white Bb4 Kc5 black Sc6 Kb7

hs=5      b) shift b7 ==> c8     (2+2)
Chameleon Chess
Alphabetic Chess

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