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The problem of the eight queens

The problem of the eight queens

Imagine a version of a 5 x 5 chess board. One player has five white queens and the other three black queens. There are no more pieces.

Could you place the eight queens without those of one color being able to capture any of the other queens?

Solution

A-4, A-5, B-1, B-2, C-1, D-5, E-2, E-3