Notes on possible new logic puzzles


Postby dyitto » Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:49 pm

KnightGame is played with eight white and eight black knights on a chessboard. These knights can be moved as in regular chess, and possibly capture the opponent's pieces.
The goal of the game is to move a knight to the last row (a8-h8 for white and a1-h1 for black).
If one player has no knight left and the opponent has not yet moved any knight to the last row, then the game ends in a draw.



I have written a simple program allowing this game to be played against the computer:


What's a good strategy?
How big is the advantage for white - assuming white begins?
Is there a winning path for white or black? Or forced draw?
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Re: KnightGame

Postby SumSum » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:12 am

Anyone interested in Knight puzzles might be interested in the Knight Covering Problem. There is extensive coverage of this puzzle at
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