Sébastien Luce 


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No.954 by Sébastien LuceDynamo fairy condition in Miniature.
The problem is published in memory of the victims of the Bataclan (13-11-2015).
My condolences to the people of France! (JV)


Dynamo: Classical captures are erased. The pieces can move normally but also can “push” or pull on their “lines of action” another piece (target), and stay on place or move in the same way than the target. The piece and the target can go out of the board.

No.954 Sébastien Luce

original – 17.11.2015
In memory of the victims
of the Bataclan (13-11-2015)

Solutions: (click to show/hide)
White Bb4 Se3 Black Kd4

ser-h#11                                  (2+1)
b) Bb4→d5; c) Bb4→f5; d) Se3→a6

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Vlaicu Crisan
Vlaicu Crisan
November 17, 2015 23:18

Simply unforgettable!

Paul Rãican
Paul Rãican
November 21, 2015 07:56
Reply to  Vlaicu Crisan

…and a candidate for Wenigsteiner of the year.

Juraj Lörinc
November 21, 2015 13:34
Reply to  Paul Rãican

I would not object to having this problem in the preselection of 32. But many years of competition have shown that the competition is always fierce and judges have often very different views on competing problems. That is fine, we are not in a field where the result can be totally objective.