There are 64 pawns placed on a chessboard. Each square contains a pawn. Two players are on the same side of the chessboard. Each player takes turns and removes a pawn along with all pawns above it and to its right. The player who picks the pawn at the bottom-left corner loses. Who can definitely win the game?
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Please email your solutions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This puzzle is taken from folklore.