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# Attack the Numbers!

What does each number in this group of six represent?

2, 8, 8, 13, 14, 27

2, 8, 8, 13, 14, 27

### Hint

It don't matter if you're black or white. Think in all directions and you will get the answer.### Answer

There are 6 types of chess pieces in all.Each number in the group above represents the maximum possible squares that each type of piece can potentially attack.

Pawns can attack 2 squares diagonally forward.

Knight: 8 in all directions.

King: 8 in all directions

Bishop: 7 in one diagonal, 6 in the other.

Rook can attack: 7 vertically and 7 laterally.

Queen = range of rook + bishop.

Each piece needs to be at the center of the board for maximum threat.

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