Can you place 5 queens on a 11x11 chess board such that they can attack every empty square?

It turns out this problem was answered here: http://golovolomka.hobby.ru/books/gik/04.shtml

Can you find another solution?

Good luck with this!

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Yes: the solution was already mentioned in this answer, sourced to this page.

up to 11x11

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    $\begingroup$ I'm not sure if that makes this question a duplicate or not: it wasn't asked on the other thread, but was answered there. $\endgroup$ Sep 15, 2019 at 9:36
  • $\begingroup$ Can you find another solution? $\endgroup$ Sep 15, 2019 at 9:47

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