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8 Queens Puzzle

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Can you place 8 queens on a chessboard such that no queen is on the same row, column, or diagonal as another queen? There are links to more Queen Puzzles (4 - 15 queens), further down the page.



The 8 Queens Puzzle is over 170 years old, and you can see more information on Wikipedia, where you'll see that the 15 Queens Puzzle has over 2 million possible answers (but can you find one?!).

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