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  1. Blackpool
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    05 Sep '17 20:48
    Can it be done?

    You have to place all 8 queens on the board, but none of them must be inline. I've had a go, but the 8th one is not easy.
    I'm thinking this is impossible.
    Anyone done it, or can show me how?
  2. Subscriberlemondrop
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    05 Sep '17 21:23
    Originally posted by @blackpoolmad
    Can it be done?

    You have to place all 8 queens on the board, but none of them must be inline. I've had a go, but the 8th one is not easy.
    I'm thinking this is impossible.
    Anyone done it, or can show me how?
    google it
  3. Joined
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    05 Sep '17 21:43
    Originally posted by @blackpoolmad
    Can it be done?

    You have to place all 8 queens on the board, but none of them must be inline. I've had a go, but the 8th one is not easy.
    I'm thinking this is impossible.
    Anyone done it, or can show me how?
    Have you tried the puzzles forum?

    I cant put the 8th one on - but thats possibly cos im not very smart 🙁
  4. Subscriberlemondrop
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    05 Sep '17 21:53
    a5 b3 c1 d7 e2 f8 g6 h4
  5. SubscriberVery Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
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    05 Sep '17 21:56
    Originally posted by @lemondrop
    a5 b3 c1 d7 e2 f8 g6 h4
    Maiden Gertrude,

    Google is your friend eh? 😉 😛

    You couldn't let someone try it first?

    -VR
  6. Subscriberlemondrop
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    05 Sep '17 21:58
    Originally posted by @very-rusty
    Maiden Gertrude,

    Google is your friend eh? 😉 😛

    You couldn't let someone try it first?

    -VR
    I did it without google
  7. SubscriberVery Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
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    05 Sep '17 21:59
    Originally posted by @lemondrop
    I did it without google
    Maiden Gertrude,

    Well done then!!!

    -VR
  8. Subscriberlemondrop
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    05 Sep '17 22:01
    Originally posted by @very-rusty
    Maiden Gertrude,

    Well done then!!!

    -VR
    thank you
  9. Standard memberBongalloJoe
    Not Gone Yet
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    06 Sep '17 03:15
    I know that it is also possible to do 9 queens and 1 pawn. I used to know how to do it but i forgot. i won a contest over it - tookme forever 🙂
  10. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    08 Sep '17 09:20
    Originally posted by @blackpoolmad
    Can it be done?

    You have to place all 8 queens on the board, but none of them must be inline. I've had a go, but the 8th one is not easy.
    I'm thinking this is impossible.
    Anyone done it, or can show me how?
    knight moves
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