Original Problems (page 101)
Original fairy problems published during 2012 will participate in the informal tourney JF-2012.
The site is mostly about fairies, but h# and s# are also welcomed for publication! Please send your problems to my e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
No.166 – Construct an “Illegal cluster”! by Seetharaman Kalyan
(08.11.2012) The author offers you a problem to solve. Book prize is offered. Solving time – 1 month from publication date, till 10-Dec-2012. I won’t show the solutions for now, but will show it by author’s request or after 1 month. Please send your solutions to seetharamankalyan
(13.12.2012) Solving time is over. So, author writes: “My problem No.166 in JuliasFairies.com and the construction Task challenge received correct solutions and responses from six talented composers.” See the results in Response-to-Illegal-Cluster-Problem ! (JV)
Definition (by author):
“Illegal Cluster”: An illegal position which becomes legal on removing any of the pieces (or pawns). This is an old Fairy condition made popular by T.R.Dawson and others, in the 1920s.
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