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Problem K. 513. (October 2016)

K. 513. The diagram shows a chessboard with chessmen on it. There is a bishop on the field marked X, and there are pawns on the other fields marked with letters. One by one, eliminate the pawns with the bishop, so that it captures a pawn in every move. Find a possible order by specifying the corresponding letters of the pawns.

(The task can be found on, along with several other puzzles of this kind.)

(6 pont)

Deadline expired on November 10, 2016.

Sorry, the solution is available only in Hungarian. Google translation

Megoldás. Egy megfelelő sorrend például: J, F, E, H, K, G, D, A, C, B, I, L.


155 students sent a solution.
6 points:136 students.
5 points:3 students.
3 points:3 students.
0 point:13 students.

Problems in Mathematics of KöMaL, October 2016