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No.208 – ser-h#36 by Chris Feather – A New Year’s pearl from the great master of “Fairings” ! (JV)
PWC – When a capture is made, the captured unit (except a King) is replaced on the square the capturing unit just leaves. A Pawn is immovable on its 1st rank.
Dragon – Knight + Pawn without promotion, and which can’t move as a Pawn on its first rank.
No.208 Chris Feather
ser-h#36 PWC (3+1)
Solutions: (click to show/hide)
1.Kh5 2.Kh4 3.Kh3 4.Kh2 5.Kg1 6.Kf2 7.Ke2 8.Kd3 9.Kxd2[DRd3] 10.Kc3 11.Kxd3[DRc3] 12.Kd2 13.Kc1 14.Kb2 15.Kb3 16.Kxc3[DRb3] 17.Kb4 18.Kxb3[DRb4] 19.Ka4 20.Kb5 21.Kxb4[DRb5] 22.Kc5 23.Kxb5[DRc5] 24.Kc6 25.Kxc5[DRc6] 26.Kd6 27.Kxc6[DRd6] 28.Kd7 29.Ke6 30.Kxd6[DRe6] 31.Ke7 32.Kf6 33.Kxe6[DRf6] 34.Kf7 35.Kg6 36.Kh6 DRf5#
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