|Problem 809: Ivan Soroka - Fairy (Grasshopper, Leo, Camel)|
(30.01.2017) Fairy (!?) selfmate by Ivan Soroka with a cyclic play.
1.LEh2? 1…Gg6! (c)
1...Ge4 (a) 2.LEbc3+ (A) LExc3#
1...Gc4 (b) 2.LEec3+ (B) LExc3#
1.LEbb3? 1…Gc4! (b)
1...Gg6 (c) 2.LEec3+ (B) LExc3#
1...Ge4 (a) 2.LEgc3+ (C) LExc3#
1...Gc4 (a) 2.LEgc3+ (C) LExc3#
1...Gg6 (b) 2.LEbc3+ (A) LExc3#
Cycle of defenses ab-ca-ab combined
with shifted cycle of 2nd moves AB-CA-BC.
Leo: Move as Queen, but capture by hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.
Camel: a (1,3/3,1) leaper, e.g. a1>b4 or a1>d2
Grasshopper: Hops on Q-lines over any one unit (the hurdle) to the next square beyond.
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