[Retros] Hit Team theme progress
osorio.arg at gmail.com
Tue Aug 29 17:42:20 EDT 2017
I think that Andrew is referring to the "Total Home Circuit" feature. This
means that all the white "entities" are on their starting position.
The abstract concept is that after promotion, the "entity" is transformed,
but it continues to be the same entity (piece).
The first example was,
1. Sc3 h5 2. Sd5 Th6 3. Sxe7 Tf6 4. Sd5 Sh6 5. Sc3 Ke7 6. g4 Ke6 7. g5 Kf5
8. g6 Kg4 9. gxf7 g6 10. Sf3 Lg7 11. f8=S Lh8 12. Se6 Dg8 13. Sf4 Tf8 14.
Sg2 Kh3 15. Sb1 Sg4 16. Sg1#
"Can mate be delivered by the side which has all of its 16 men on their
An opinion poll over 10 master-level chess players in the Argentine Chess
Club produced 100% of
wrong answers (?No?).Referring to the Osorio & Frolkin's article, ?THERE?S
NO PLACE LIKE HOME?
(Using homesquares in SPGs)this is a white THC non-THB position showing the
THC# theme. This diagram results from a triple circuit from and to
homesquare performed by pieces of the same type (one type trick).
(Anm.: THC = Total Home Circuit) (2010-1-30)
2017-08-29 11:29 GMT-03:00 Noam D. Elkies <elkies at math.harvard.edu>:
> I wrote:
> >> [...] were you deliberately suggesting an obviously impossible task
> >> (like finding a stalemate position where White has all 16 men on
> >> their starting squares) and I didn't get the joke?
> Juha Saukkola <juha_saukkola at hotmail.com> replies:
> > I found nice position:
> > r2qkbnr/pKpppppp/8/8/8/8/8/8
> > :)
> (later corrected: -Pa7)
> > But this is more realistic:
> > rnbqkbnr/ppp2ppN/8/7K/8/8/8/8
> -Ng8 (or -Pg7, -Bf8) to make it pure. These are nice, but
> I specified "White has all 16 men on their starting squares",
> and in your positions (with colors reversed) White has
> fewer than 16 men.
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