Another Queens Puzzle
ANOTHER QUEENS PUZZLE
Everybody is familiar with the problem of 8 queens happily fit on the chessboard without attacking each other.
But how about this one: What is the FEWEST number of queens on the board so that ALL squares are attacked/controlled?
Mathematicians have worked out there are 4860 positions to meet the above criteria.
Can you find one?
[The Queen on your right iappeared the cover of the DANSK fashion magazine]
How many queens puzzle
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