No restriction on number of pieces of each type, but all pieces must be the same color. Pieces do not control the square they occupy.
The pieces on the chessboard must, through their combined efforts, control every square on the board. Accepted Answer goes to the answer with the lowest score.
- Pawn - 1
- Knight - 2
- Bishop - 3
- King - 3
- Rook - 4
- Queen - 6
This is a modified version of How many Chess Pieces are needed to control every square on the board? No Piece Restriction, and the piece costs were chosen based on the difficulty of using them in that challenge.