Julia's Fairies

Original Problems (66)

Original Problems (page 66)

Original fairy problems published during 2012 will participate in the informal tourney JF-2012

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No.125 – #2 by Jean-Marc LOUSTAU –  A difficult fairy-twomover.  (JV)


LEO(LE): Moves as Queen, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

PAO(PA): Moves as Rook, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

VAO(VA): Moves as Bishop, but captures only by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.

NAO(NA): Moves as Leo, but on Nightrider-lines instead of Queen-lines.

Nightrider(N): A Rider along a straight line on squares lying a Knight`s move away from each other.

Equihopper and Non-Stop Equihopper(NE): Moves along any line over another unit of either colour to a square situated such that the hurdle stands at the mid-point between the Equihopper’s departure and arrival squares. The English (standard) Equihopper cannot pass over an obstruction other than the hurdle when playing along Queen-lines. The non-stop/French Equihopper does not have this restriction. 

You can сlick on “Solutions” to show or hide the solutions!


No.125 Jean-Marc LOUSTAU
original – 06.09.2012
#2                                                (14+7)
PAOs: PAb2, PAc5, PAg6
VAOs: VAg4, VAh1
NAOs: NAe6, NAf8, NAg2
Nightrider b4
Non-stop Equihoppers: NEh2, NEh5
Solution: (click to show/hide)

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

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September 7, 2012 22:14

Another amazing problem from Jean-Marc. Remarkable concept to show Lacney theme! Anyone looking deep enough will find that everything depends on the guard/unguard of the squares d6, d7, d8. To conceive and realise this concept shows high imagination and construction skill. Well done again Mr.Loutau !!

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