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No.206 – ser-h#4 by Peter Harris  – This problem is dedicated to Nikola Predrag, and I’ve got it yesterday with the author’s words “I made this today for Nikola – for him to enjoy solving!“. I believe that not only Nikola will enjoy the solving! (JV)


White Maximummer – Only White must play the geometrically longest moves, Black plays orthodoxal.

Sentinels Pion advers:   When a piece (not a Pawn) moves, a Pawn of the colour of the opposite side appears on the vacated square if it is not on the first or the last rank, and if there are less than 8 Pawns of that colour on the board.

Anti-Circe (Cheylan): When a piece captures (including King), it must come back to its rebirth square. If this square is occupied, the capture is forbidden. A Pawn capturing on its promotion rank promotes before it is reborn. The captures on the rebirth square are forbidden. 

No.206 Peter Harris
South Africa
Dedicated to Nikola Predrag.
ser-h#4           b) -Qg8              (3+2)
White Maximummer
Sentinels Pion Advers
Anti-Circe (Cheylan)
Solution: (click to show/hide)

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




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Nikola Predrag
Nikola Predrag
7 years ago

Thanks for dedication. I have to admit that in b) I played 4.Qa8+ d8S?, counting on AC-Cheylan but forgetting White Maximummer.
Nice play and the twinning. A small formal doubt in a): isn’t it actually an inversed ser-s#4?

Nikola Predrag
Nikola Predrag
7 years ago
Reply to  Nikola Predrag

I am becoming too careless, twin a) is not an inversed ser-s#4 (wBe5 is not pinned in the end), I apologize.