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A Chessboard Puzzle

  1. Feb 18, 2007 #1
    Consider a conventional 8×8 chessboard.

    Arrange one King, five Knights and two Queens on it in such a manner that every vacant square is under attack.
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  3. Feb 23, 2007 #2
    One of the several solutions...

    King: b7
    Queens: a1, h8
    Knights: d4,d5,e4,e5,g2

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