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The Game
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The eight queens puzzle is the problem of placing eight chess queens on an 8×8 chessboard so that no two queens threaten each other. Thus, a solution requires that no two queens share the same row, column, or diagonal. The eight queens puzzle is an example of the more general nqueens problem of placing n queens on an n×n chessboard, where solutions exist for all natural numbers n with the exception of n=2 or n=3...

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