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Problem 703: Jan Kovalic - Fairy (PAO, NAO)
jan.kovalic.2(11.02.2016) Fairy Helpmate with two pairs of thematically connected solutions by Jan Kovalic.
1...fxe7 2.Sd4 exf8PA 3.Ke5 Re7#
1...gxf7 2.Sc4 fxg8NA+ 3.Kd5 Rd7#
1...Rc3 2.Sf4 Be6 3.Ke5 Re3#
1...Rc4+ 2.Kd5 Be5 3.Se4 Rc5#
Two pairs solutions, pin line a4 – h4 with black knights.
PAO: moves as Rook, but capture by hopping over a hurdle toany square beyond.
NAO:moveing likea rider along any straight line of S moves, capturesby hopping over a hurdle to any square beyond.


+1 #1 Seetharaman Kalyan 2016-02-12 10:31
Four interesting solutions. The fairy pieces f8, g8 are however underused.

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