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Knight's Tour

Period

Modern

Description

Knight's tour is a puzzle by which a chess knight is moved on a board so that is is placed in every square on the board only once. It has been documented in India, where the movement of the horse piece in Chaturanga has the same movement as the chess knight.

Rules

The goal is to move one knight onto every square on an 8x8 board only once.

Origin

India

Ludeme Description

Knight's Tour.lud

Reference

Murray 1913: 65

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Sources

de Simini, F. 2014. Observations on the use of quotations in Sanskrit Dharmanibandhas. Journal of Indian Philosophy 43: 601–624.

Murray, H. J. R. 1913. A History of Chess. London: Oxford University Press.

Reference ID

DLP.Game.98

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