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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 9v006115f6d000000000020c

Fill in the chess board

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

Start file
  a  b  c  d  e  f  g  h
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
End file
  a  b  c  d  e  f  g  h
8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1

View Diff

2,9c2,9
< 8
< 7
< 6
< 5
< 4
< 3
< 2
< 1
---
> 8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8
> 7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7
> 6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6
> 5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5
> 4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4
> 3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3
> 2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2
> 1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1

Solutions

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#45 Mathew Varughese / @varhawk5 - Score: 223 - 09/05/21 @ 13:13
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Created by: @tomkpz

45 active golfers, 196 entries

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#1 - Miłosz Łakomy / @foobar01123

08/15/2021 at 10:31AM

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#3 - Trần Chí Thiện / @tecix

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#9 - Maksim / @its_terra

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#13 - garry quested / @GQuested

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#14 - mevmev / @mevmev8

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#15 - Lisa Ugray / @lisa_ugray

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#16 - Monte Creasor / @montecreasor

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#17 - 关红伟 / @speed2exe

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#18 - Babil G. Sarwar / @gsbabil

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#19 - m397 / @m39752809546

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#20 - Maorun / @Maorun11

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#21 - Bspammer / @Bspammer

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#22 - e1mnos / @e1mnos

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#23 - T. Arch / @TArch76864215

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#24 - quemeraisc / @quemeraisc

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#25 - Professor of Canine Ludology / @EthanMcQuarrie

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#26 - Sergio / @SergioVl12

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#27 - Martin Bielik / @mabielik

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#28 - Yeontaek Kim / @YeontaekK

08/18/2021 at 11:47AM

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#29 - Scott Berger / @scottberger

09/24/2021 at 02:26PM

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#30 - MrRubiksSC / @RubiksSc

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