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This problem by Kenneth Solja is dedicated to the memory of Christopher Reeves (19/2/1939 – 3/12/2012).  

No.181 – h#3, “Starting position as cross” (Author) – A solemn miniature… (JV)


Definition:

The symbol 1.2.1.1.1.1  means that black makes only one key-move and after that follow two solutions-variants.

KoBul Kings  – When a piece (not a pawn) of his own side is captured, a King transforms into a Royal piece of the same type as the captured one. When the King is in the form of any Royal piece and there is a capture of one of the pawns of his own side, he becomes a normal King again. Сaptures are illegal if their result is self-cheсk because of the transformation of the Кings according to KoBul rules. Castling is allowed only if the KoBul King is on his initial square in the form of a normal King and if he has not already moved; however he may already have been transformed. In the case of capture by a King in AntiCirce he is reborn on his initial square and may castle. If the capture is by a King which is in the form of some Royal piece, he is reborn on the initial square of that piece.

Take & Make: Having captured, a unit must immediately, as part of its move, play a non-capturing move in imitation of the captured unit from the capture-square. If no such move is available, the capture is illegal. Promotion by capture occurs only when a pawn arrives on the promotion rank as the result of a take&make move. Checks are as in normal chess: after the notional capture of the checked K, the checking unit does not move away from the K’s square. 


No.181 Kenneth Solja
Finland
original-07.12.2012
 
to the memory of Christopher Reeves
 
h#3                 1.2.1.1.1.1              (2+5)
KoBul Kings
Take & Make
 
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
 

The diagrams are made on WinChloe and its Echecs font is used for Logo design

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