Originals  May 2012 (Part 2) 
This is the second part of KoBulChess Originals May 2012. Here are helpmates and fairy problems. Wellcome to all composers who took a part in May 2012 originals: Evgeniy Permyakov, Alberto Armeni, Zivko Janevski, Valerio Agostini, Nikolay Dimitrov, Josef Holubec, Antonio Garofalo, Fabio Magini, Dmitri Turevski, Themis Argirakopoulos, Pierre Tritten, Krassimir Gandev, S.K. Balasubramanian, Chris Feather and Paul Raican. I thank you all!
KoBulChess Originals  May 2012 (Part 2) Judges for 2012: #2  GM Milan Velimirovic IJ, #3  FM Evgeny Fomichev IJ, S#  GM Petko Petkov IJ, H#  IM Zoran Gavrilovski IJ, Fairies  IM Manfred Rittirsch IJ Editor: Diyan Kostadinov IJ (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )
HELPMATES 10) 1.Sbd5+ Qb6 2.Rc7 Qe3#, 1.Sfd5+ Qf6 2.Re7 Qf4# Mixed BiValve, selfblocks, pinsunpins, pin mates. (Diyan Kostadinov)
11) 1.Kc6 Kc8 2.Red5 Be8#, 1.Ke6 Ke8 2.Bf6 B f7# 1.Qd3 B d1 2.Kc4 Bb3#, 1.Bd3 B:e2 2.Ke4 Bf3# Star flights of the black King (Author) King star is very often realized, hope that this is not direct anticipated.(Diyan Kostadinov)
12) 1.Bd6 Qd2 2.Sf4 Sd4#, duplex: 1.Se7 Qc8 2.Bf5 Q:c5# Very nice play including mixed Bivalve. (Diyan Kostadinov)
13) a) 1.Kh8 f8Q# b) 1.Ka6 b7 2.Ra8 b8Q 3.Bd8 Q:a8# c) 1.Kh3 g:h4 2.Rg6 h5 3.Kh4 h6 4.Kh5 h7 5.Kh6 h8Q# d) 1.Be2+ K:e2 2.d3+ c:d3 3.c2 d4 4.Kc3 d:e5 5.Kd4 e6 6.Ke5 e7 7.Ke6 e8Q# The theme of helpmate section of the BCPS 2012 Tourney dedicated to Olympic games in London 2012 attract my attention, because was non standard: Part (a) H#n, where n=0.5; 1; 1.5; 2 and so on. Any kind of twinning leads to Part (b) H#(n+2). The sequence may be continued as far as desired, increasing leght by 2 each time: part (c) H#(n+4), part (d) H#(n+6) and so on. Each part must have a single solution. Here the theme is realized with four thematic solutions (probably a task!), four white Queen promotions and model mates in white minimal form and interesting twins with rotations. The play is in all directions of the board! This was one of the most difficult helpmate which I composed and it took me more than 67 months. (Author)
FAIRIES
The definitions of fairy pieces and conditions are on the following link: http://kobulchess.com/en/definitions/fairypiecesandconditions.html
14) 1... Be7(A) 2.Kc5! Sd3+(B) 3.Kc4 Se5# (C) 1... Sd3(B) 2.Kd6 Se5(C) 3.Be8 Be7# (A) Miniature with an incomplete cycle ABCBCA of white moves. AntiCirce condition is better use in second final position. (Diyan Kostadinov)
15) 1.Sa2 R:a2(bK=rS) 2.rS:e1(wK=rB) rB:c3(brS=K)# [3.K:d1(wrB=rS)??] 1.Bb5 K:b5(bK=rB) 2.rB:d1(wK=rS) rS:c3(brB=K)# [3.K:e1(wrS=rB)??] KoBul Kings effects, reciprocal changes of function and economic fairy echo mates. (Author) Very nice problem with specific fairy play. (Diyan Kostadinov)
16) 1.B:g4(wK=rS) rSa6 2.000 Bb7#, 1.B:d5(wK=rB) rBc3 2.00 Sh6#
17) 1.Rh2 S:e4(Se3) 2.K:d5(Kh1) R:d2(Re1)# 1.h4 Be6 2.K:f6(Kh5) B:g4(Be2)# 1.Rc8 Bc6 2.K:d6(Kd8) S:g4(Se6)# Preventive selfblock by Black, freeing a square for their King, cyclic Zilahi. (Author) Cyclic change of functions of white pieces and Zilahi  another excellent Take & Make problem by Pierre! (Diyan Kostadinov)
18) a) 1…f5 2.nrcVAf4(PA) nrcPA:f6(LE) 3.nrcLEh8(CA) f:g6= b) 1…e:f6 2.nrcVAd6(PA) nrcPA:g6(LE) 3.nrcLEf7(CA) nrcCAh8(VA)= Durbar, Ideal fairy stalemate positions, Tanagra. Probably this is the first composition with Chameleon Chinese pieces and we dedicate it to the creator of „Chameleon piece” – GM Petko Petkov, who present it 50 years ago! (Authors)
19) 1.rSf4 RL:e3e4(brS=rRL)+ 2.rRL:e4d4(wK=rRL) rRL:g7h7(brRL=rBL)# [2…BL:g7f6(brRL=rBL)? 3.rBL:f6g7(wrRL=rBL)!] 1.rSg5 BL:g7f6(brS=rBL)+ 2.rBL:f6e7(wK=rBL) rBL:e3f2(brBL=rRL)# [2…RL:e3e4(brBL=rRL)? 3.rRL:e4e3(wrBL=rRL)!] Excellent fairy play with specific moves and transformations, nice dual avoidance and perfect clear position – miniature without technical pieces! Dear chessfriend Bala, thank you very much for the dedication! (Diyan Kostadinov)
20) 1...BR:c6 2.Kd5 BRc2 3.Kc6 BRe4#, 1...BRd5 2.Kf5 BR:e6 3.Bf4 BRe4# Very nice two Rundlaufs by the white Bishop/Rookhunter which looks interesting fairy piece. (Diyan Kostadinov)
21) 1.Qc3 Sa5 2.Bb1 N:b4#, 1.Qc6 Sa3 2.b3 N:e4# Interesting unpins by bQ and black selfblocks by unpined pieces, change of functions and model mates. (Diyan Kostadinov)
22) a) 1.b5+ c:b5 2.rcCAc7(rcVA) PAa4 3.rcVAd8(rcPA) PAa5 4.rcPAa8(rcLE)+ Bb8# b) 1.rcCA:c4(rcVA) d5+ 2.rcVA:f7(rcPA) b5 3.rcPAf8(rcLE) b6 4.rcLEa8(rcCA) Kb7# Another Chameleon Chinese pieces problem, here with two Royal Rundlaufs  3 steps/ 4 steps. (Authors)
23) a) 1.e6 LI:e8 2.GRf6 LIc8#, b) 1.LIe4 LIc8+ 2.Be6 LIg5# Pikabish on e6. (Authors) White battery play and black pins. (Diyan Kostadinov)
24) 1.d2d6 f7:a2 2.d:e7 a:b1Q 3.c:d8S Q:b2 4.S:b7 Q:b7 5.f2:a7 Qb7d8 6.a:b8Q Ra2 7.Qb3 Ba3 8.Q:g8+ Ra2:g8 9.R:a3 d7:d1S! 10.Rf3 Qd2+ 11.Kf2 S:f1 12.Pg2e3 g7:g1S 13.Rf3g2 Sh3+ 14.h2:h3 Sh2 15.R1:h2. CerianiFrolkin QSss, PhoenixPronkin q. (Author) Very interesting fairy Proof Game with CerianiFrolkin and PhoenixPronkin. The problem is not computer tested, so this is good challenge for the solvers! (Diyan Kostadinov)
Your suggestions, comments and new originals are always welcome!

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Comments
Themis Argirakopoulos: "Nice problems and interesting comments." He also noted that his name has misprint. Thank you Themis, it was corrected.
S.K. Balasubramanian: "Dear Diyan, Your helpmate problem with 4 phases (H#1,3,5 &7) published in the Originals Part 2 of your Web Site is an excellent one. It is very tough to imagine such a theme. Further, all the mates are having matching strategy of queen promotion and mates with queen. Really a very tough task and no wonder that it took more than 6 months. Congratulations!" Thank you very much Bala!
Wh: Ka7 Pb4 Ph3 RLe1 BLh8
Bl: Kh4 Pf4 Pg5 RLe3 BLg7
H#2 (2 Sol) KoBul Kings on a7 & h4
Sol:
1.f3 RLxe3e4[brK=rRL] 2.rRLxe4d4[wrK=rRL] rRLxg7h7[brRL=rBL] (BLxg7f6?)
1.g4 BLxg7f6[brK=rBL] 2.rBLxf6e7[wrK=rBL] rBLxe3f2 [brBL=rRL] (RLxe3e4?) #
I thank Mr.Seetharaman for his fine suggestion.
Both versions are good, but yes  without pawns the position is perfect clear and miniature. Well done!
So the reason that the problem were not awarded can not be about its originality and still wondering and hurt me, but it doesn't matter, the life go on and the problem is participating in this tourney now.
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