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H. G. Muller wrote on 2010-03-24 UTC
The 32 Pawns beat the Mahradja very easily. Even 24 would likely be enough. Just keep all Pawns defended, and advance them file by file one rank, untill you entirely fill that rank. Then at every time all squares in front of the Pawns to be advanced will be defended, so theMaharadja cannot go there. So even with its Knight moves it wil only be able to attack the front row of Pawns, and they will be defended at any time to (by the third row of Pawn, that are undefended, but outt of reach of the Maharadja). You don't even have to promote. Just advance all Pawns to 7th rank, and the Maharadja must be checkmated on the 8th.

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