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No Safety from the Queen (Posted on 2004-09-23) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Given a 5x5 chess board, place the fewest number of queens possible on the board such that no queens are under attack but every other space is under attack.

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Rating: 3.0000 (7 votes)

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A075324 | Comment 6 of 13 |

People were giving solutions for other board sizes, which got me thinking, "Hey this is a sequence.  It's sure to be in the OLEIS"

http://www.research.att.com/cgi-bin/access.cgi/as/njas/sequences/eisA.cgi?Anum=A075324

There is also a link to the numbers of solutions. 

7 is indeed unique and 8 does have 91 solutions.  Charlie -- you 'da man.

-Jer


  Posted by Jer on 2004-09-23 12:17:40
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