Cyclotronic Overdrive: Gearing Up
By Jeff Coakley
This column features seven cyclotrons. Please fasten your seatbelt. These puzzles sometimes spin out of control.
A cyclotron is a three-way switcheroo. Instead of switching two pieces, we switch three. In case you’re new to this type of puzzle, here are the rules.
Switch the position of three pieces so that Black is in checkmate. No actual chess moves are made. The pieces simply swap squares.
The pieces trade places...
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