# [Retros] A retro in the fairy tournament, Messigny 2010

Steve Dowd sdowd367 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 10:12:39 EDT 2010

Incredibly to the point! Now let's just hope it works that way for me!

Merci.....

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 9:10 AM, <Nicolas.Dupont at math.univ-lille1.fr> wrote:

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> > Is there a place where how to use Popeye to solve proof games is given in

> > any detail?

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> without fairy units :

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> pieces (enter the final position)

> stip dian (where n is the number of half moves)

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> with fairy units :

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> option whitetomove

> pieces (enter the initial position)

> stip a=>bn (where n is the number of half moves)

> pieces (enter the final position)

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> > Thanks all.

> >

> > On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 8:30 AM, <Nicolas.Dupont at math.univ-lille1.fr>

> > wrote:

> >

> >> Dear retro friends,

> >>

> >> I forgot to mention that the fairy tournament contains a retro problem :

> >>

> >> Thierry Le Gheuher & Nicolas Dupont

> >> 3-4 Prize ex aequo

> >>

> >> rnbkakb1r/pppppppp/8/3n4/8/1N6/PPPPPPPP/RNBKaKB1R

> >> a) SPG 2.5

> >> b) PG 7.5

> >>

> >> Ka (resp. ka) means kangaroo.

> >>

> >> I hope that you will enjoy solving this puzzle. The combination of a

> >> proof

> >> game and fairy pieces makes the problem too difficult to handle for

> >> Popeye, hence it is not C+. If someone is able to cook it or to verify

> >> it

> >> with a home-made program, it would be interesting.

> >>

> >> Best wishes,

> >>

> >> Nicolas.

> >>

> >>

> >>

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