• Updated on 31/08/15
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NQueens is a puzzle game played alone, the goal of the game is to place N queens on a chessboard of

N rows and N columns.


For years many mathematicians, including Gauss, have been working on this problem

generalized n-dames, posed in 1850 by Franz Nauck, and which is to place n “free” ladies on

a chessboard of n x n squares.

How to play the game

The player clicks on one of the queens and holds the mouse clicked and drags the queen onto the board.

and places it in one of the free spaces.

For each move of a queen on the board an indicator marks the row the column and

the diagonals controlled by the other queens.

You can’t leave a queen not placed in accordance with the chessboard.

Different sizes

You can choose different chessboard sizes. chessboard of 36 squares ,49 squares, 64 squares or 81 squares.


It can be played with or without a stopwatch, which can be set between 0 and 100 minutes.


Click on “Solution” and then click the box where you want to place your queen. If there is a solution

the computer will display it as an animation otherwise a message will appear.

Capture d'écran NQueens
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