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While I cannot find a formal proof, Alfonso X's "Libro de los Juegos" offers an anecdotal report that the solution to the game is a tie: if both players known how to play it, they can both tie the game. Alfonso X was king of Castile in the 1200's. One of his projects was a book on games called "Libro de los Juegos", which was a ...


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I don't believe either of those moves would be legal. While Spanish Checkers is a "flying kings" variant, the constraint that each diagonal move must capture a piece still applies - hence black's move from E8 to A4 is not allowed as part of one turn, and neither is white's move from D5 to E6.


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