Author: Daniel Mehrmannn

Date: 10:34:16 05/09/05

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On May 09, 2005 at 13:14:06, Dieter Buerssner wrote: >On May 09, 2005 at 04:09:48, Uri Blass wrote: > >>I am sure that it may be possible to reduce the maximal number of 9 queens and a >>computer program can calculate the exact maximal number of squares that 9 queens >>can control by trying all possibilities(replacing a queen by a rook or a bishop >>certainly will not help and you only need to check the possibility of replacing >>a queen by a knight but I think that the 9 additional queen give more than 8 >>squares so it is not relevant. > >I wrote such a program, and it gave: > >http://f11.parsimony.net/forum16635/messages/67915.htm > >5 queens 123 moves >6 queens 144 moves >7 queens 163 moves >8 queens 182 moves >9 queens 201 moves > >.q...... >......q. >....q... >..q..... >q......q >.....q.. >...q.... >.q...... > >As you mention, this alone is not enough to reduce the number of moves. > >The whole thread might be interesting for those who are interested in this >discussion. There were also 2 positions given with 218 legal moves. > >Regards, >Dieter Are you sure Dieter ? I'll remember that you told me about 255 possible moves. But i'm not sure, its to long ago :( So my move array has this size. daniel

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