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#1 TimeSpaceLightForce

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Posted 14 February 2014 - 08:09 PM

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Move 3 white pieces to any unoccupied black squares.

In order for the Red Queen to capture all 12.

(The queen captures by jumping diagonally over a white

piece and continue with another pieces in any direction)

 

 


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#2 bonanova

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Posted 15 February 2014 - 05:38 PM

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Posted 15 February 2014 - 11:19 PM

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Aaaagh!   Just spotted a mistake.  But I think the method is more or less right.


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Posted 15 February 2014 - 11:25 PM

Original poster, are the three white pieces to necessarily be moved before the queen even begins

to make the first capture? 


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Posted 15 February 2014 - 11:34 PM

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 06:04 AM

@ perhaps check it again & fabpig -Place  all the 3 white pieces first then the queen moves to take all of the 12 white pieces.

     Checker rule: Queens can jump over 2 to 7 squares over a single opponent piece to capture and must go on in any

     direction from its landing squares until there is no more to capture. There are many rules but i guess this one is commonly

     used.


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Posted 16 February 2014 - 09:33 AM

"...Queens can jump over 2 to 7 squares over a single opponent piece..."

Well that's a new one to me, and, I suspect, 99%+ of others reading this.   Still, now we know the rules...


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Posted 16 February 2014 - 03:35 PM

Most kids might have learned how to play checker before they advance to playing chess.The rules are easier.
For those younger generations who wants to try this game heres:

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 10:47 PM

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 09:16 PM   Best Answer

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