Saturday, May 18, 2013

Combination of pieces on Chess board

Puzzle # 10
How many ways are there to arrange the sixteen black or white pieces of a standard international chess set on the first two rows of the board?

  • Each square can hold only one chess piece
  • All eight Pawns are identical
  • Similarly each rook, knight and bishop are identical to its pair.

What could be the possible combinations to arrange the chess pieces on chess board?

Puzzle Tip :
Use Permutation and Combination technique

Approach to Solve Puzzle :
  1. Using Factorial Technique, solution can be obtained
  2. Try placing a single piece and validate all possible arrangements

Solution to Puzzle :
Nothing is impossible.

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1 comment:

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