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No.213 – h#2 by Diyan Kostadinov – A complicated combination between Take & Make and its anti-form! (JV)
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.
Anti Take&Make – every capture (“take”) must be complemented by a further step (“make” – not a capture) by the captured piece (Kings excluded), which must move from its square of vanish (according to the wishes of the capturing side in case of options). The capture is forbidden if the captured unit have not possible move. Promotions at the end of the “make” element are normal.
No.213 Diyan Kostadinov
h#2 b) nRa2->c4 (2+10+2)
Anti Take & Make
Take & Make
Solution: (click to show/hide)
a) 1.B:a2(nRf2, Be2) nB:d5(Rg5, nBf5)+ 2.nR:f5(nBb1, nRc2) nR:e2(Bh5, nRa6)#
b) 1.B:c4(nRh4, Bg4) nR:g4(Bh5, nRe6)+ 2.nB:e6(nRb6, nBc6)+ nB:d5(Rg5, nBd3)#
Creation of reciprocal neutral batteries, multi Bristol, change of functions, all moves are thematic captures, reciprocal captures between nB/nR and bB/nR. (Author)
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