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No colors known? (Posted on 2004-08-04) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A friend told me about a chess game he had seen. At certain moment, the only pieces on board were a Queen at h8, a Rook at g6, and the Kings at h6 and g8. He didn't remember what color was each piece, but it can be worked out... how?
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
      |   |   |   |   |   |   | K | Q | 8
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
      |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 7
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
      |   |   |   |   |   |   | R | K | 6
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
      |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 5
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
      |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 4
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
      |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 3
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
      |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 2
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
      |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 1
      +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h
If the Rook had been at g7, what would have been the colors?


See The Solution Submitted by Federico Kereki    
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  Subject Author Date
No SubjectAngel2005-02-04 03:28:35
re: Solution, part 1keisha2004-10-01 14:13:14
re: my solutionnikki2004-08-27 14:23:58
my solutionMichael2004-08-22 09:28:42
Some ThoughtsThe ubiquituous 'Impossible Solution'Daniel2004-08-09 00:36:32
re(3): SolutionsCharlie2004-08-05 15:40:53
re: true answere.g.2004-08-05 15:21:09
re(2): Solutionse.g.2004-08-05 15:17:50
true answerBri2004-08-05 10:20:58
re: SolutionsCharlie2004-08-05 08:00:20
SolutionSolutionse.g.2004-08-04 14:31:12
Solution, part 2stan2004-08-04 12:16:37
Solutionummm...Thalamus2004-08-04 12:15:46
SolutionSolution, part 1stan2004-08-04 12:10:49
re: Kings Problem ! ( oops! )Vishal Baghel2004-08-04 12:02:17
Some ThoughtsKings Problem !Vishal Baghel2004-08-04 11:59:15
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