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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 29 Feb '08 20:07 / 1 edit
    Place knights, bishops, and at least one queen on a chess board such that no piece is on a square threatened by another piece. Try to maximize the expression NB/Q.

    N = number of knights
    B = number of bishops
    Q = number of queens

    I'll be working on this along with the rest of you, since I don't know for sure the maximum value. A quick attempt of mine gave a value of 45.

    EDIT: New solution gives 48