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G. P. Jelliss
Variant Chess 1990
Tiger. Helpmate in 2 with set play.

A Lion moves along queen lines by hopping over one man to any distance beyond. The Tiger, introduced in this composition, moves like lion but in any direction, not just along queen lines.

1... Kc3 2.Ke5 Tb2‡
1.Ke7 Te5 2.Kf6 Ta1‡

In the set play the Black King's escape squares are guarded by the tiger along knight lines, but in the play they are guarded by the tiger along zebra lines.