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No.171 – hs#3 by Petko A. Petkov – A non-standard realization of Dentist-theme. (JV)
Locust (L): moves on Q-lines but only by capturing an enemy unit, arriving on the square immediately beyond that unit, which must be vacant.
No.171 Petko A. Petkov
hs#3 2 solutions (10+5)
Locusts: b3, f1
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
I. 1.Rb2! LOxb2-b1 2.d7! Re2 3.LOxe2-d3+ LOxd3-e4# (1.d7?? Re2?? and Rg2 is closed! – Rb2 is impossible!)
II. 1.Rc2! LOxc2-d1 2.c7! Rf2 3.LOxf2-f3+ LOxf3-g4# (1.c7?? Rf2?? and Rg2 is closed! – Rc2 is impossible!)
DENTIST theme with thematic unpin of the white Locust. This combination is possible after two sacrifices of the Rooks (black and white) and thematic tries where the white Rook is closed.
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