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Puzzle No. 7

Posted on 12 February 2016

Players 1, 2 and 3 are playing a game on an 8x8 chessboard. In each turn, the player places a rook on any vacant square; provided that it is not being attacked by the rooks already placed before. The player who has no move left, wins the game. If player #1 plays first, followed by #2 and #3 in that order, then which player will win the game? (Give your answer as 1, 2 or 3)

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