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I have been working on this problem for awhile now and there seems to be a problem with the "good" function which is supposed to check the the board each time a new Queen is laid to make sure it is legal. I believe it has something to do with the final two loops of the function but I can not figure out what. It always seems to allow a Queens to be places diagonally of each other. (Diagonal from top right to bottom left.) PLEASE HELP! Thanks!

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```
bool good()
{
int counter = 0;
for(int i = 0; i < MAX; i++)
{
for(int n = 0; n < MAX; n++)
{
if(board[i][n] == 1)
{
counter++;
if(counter >= 2)
{
return false;
}
}
}
counter = 0;
}
for(int n = 0; n < MAX; n++)
{
for(int i = 0; i < MAX; i++)
{
if(board[i][n] == 1)
{
counter++;
if(counter >= 2)
{
return false;
}
}
}
counter = 0;
}
int n = 0;
for(int s = 0; s < MAX; s++)
{
for(int i = s; i < MAX; i++)
{
if(board[i][n] == 1)
{
counter++;
if(counter >= 2)
{
return false;
}
}
n++;
}
n = 0;
counter = 0;
}
int i = 0;
for(int s = 0; s < MAX; s++)
{
for(int n = s; n < MAX; n++)
{
if(board[i][n] == 1)
{
counter++;
if(counter >= 2)
{
return false;
}
}
i++;
}
i = 0;
counter = 0;
}
n = 0;
for(int s = 7; s <= 0; s--)
{
for(int i = s; i <= 0; i--)
{
if(board[i][n] == 1)
{
counter++;
if(counter >= 2)
{
return false;
}
}
n++;
}
n = 0;
counter = 0;
}
i = 0;
for(int s = 7; s < MAX; s++)
{
for(int n = s; n <= 0; n--)
{
if(board[i][n] == 1)
{
counter++;
if(counter >= 2)
{
return false;
}
}
i++;
}
i = 0;
counter = 0;
}
return true;
}
```

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