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Subject: Fwd: Contest Question
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 00:21:07 -0500
From: Robert R. Snapp <[log in to unmask]>
> I have a question about counting the number of pieces in a given line.
> If I am
> at position 44 on the board, and I want to move North, do I count the
> number of
> pieces that are both above AND below me (in the line between 14 and
Yes. The total number of pieces on the board along the line of movement. So it
would be all the pieces above and below including the piece you are moving.
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