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Chess Problem with Chancellor 2

White:
King f7; Chancellor c2; Knight d4, f3.

Black:
King e4; Pawn f2, g2. h7.

White to mate in two moves.

The chancellor is a piece that has the combined moves of rook and knight (in the same manner as the queen has the combined moves of bishop and rook).

Solution

1. N d4 - f5, threathens 2. Chancellor c2 - d4.


Written by Ralph Betza and Hans Bodlaender.
WWW page created: March 10, 1997.