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## Puzzle page

May 2004

## Square tactics

How many squares are there on a chessboard? (In total - we're not asking you just to count the 64 single black and white squares!)

If you are stumped by last issue's puzzle, here is the solution.

For some challenging mathematical puzzles, see the NRICH puzzles from this month or last month.

Solution link:

Square tactics solution