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Knight's Tour DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Southern Asia

Category Puzzle, Planning


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.


Played with one knight on a Chess board. The goal is to move the knight onto every square of the board only once using its typical move as in Chess.

Murray 1913: 65.



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Murray 1913: 65

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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.



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