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**Mathematical problems on a chess board**

Katarina Vincetić
; Odjel za matematiku, Sveučilište J.J. Strossmayera u Osijeku, Osijek

Darija Brajković
orcid.org/0000-0001-5146-9296
; Odjel za matematiku, Sveučilište J.J. Strossmayera u Osijeku, Osijek

Marinela Pilj
; studentica-Odjel za matematiku, Sveučilište J.J. Strossmayera u Osijeku, Osijek

###### Abstract

In this article we present several mathematical problems formulated on a chess board. After the description of history of chess, we explain the rules, figure traversals and the goal of the game.

Next, we state, in terms of the chess board, various mathematical problems in order to entice student’s interest to solved them. In this regard, solutions to certain of these problems are given, while the others are left to the reader.

###### Keywords

chess, mathematics on a chess board

###### Hrčak ID:

214851

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