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Old October 18th 07, 11:25 PM posted to sci.math,,alt.chess,,alt.math.recreational
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Default a nice boardgame

On Oct 18, 7:17 am, wrote:
On 18 Okt, 15:22, tommy1729 wrote:

a nice boardgame

similar to chess (an extension some say)



Off-topic in sci.math.

Okay; let's make it on-topic.

Can the ten officers (king, queen, 2 bishops, 2 knights, 2 rooks,
chancellor, and archbishop) be placed on the
8 x 10 board so that all 80 squares are attacked? (The answer is no
for the chess board & pieces; see the thread "Source for Eight
Officers Problem?")

Pieces which move in ways different from the classical pieces are
called "fairy chess pieces"; there are good pages at and iececlopedia

--- Christopher Heckman

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