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Two players (black and white) alternate in making moves. Each turn a player must use one of his knights to capture an opponent's knight. Knights use standard chess moves. It is black's turn in the following starting configuration. Can the players work together to obtain a single knight on the grid?

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Here is a simpler 4x4 version of this puzzle: Jumping knights on a 4x4 grid

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  • $\begingroup$ Hmmm perhaps this puzzle is too hard? I am glad I didn't provide the version where every cell had a knight... $\endgroup$ Feb 8, 2022 at 11:24

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Yes, it is possible, like this


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Solved by computer (hand written C code).

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    $\begingroup$ Very nicely done! $\endgroup$ Feb 8, 2022 at 11:42
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    $\begingroup$ One of 945898 solutions. $\endgroup$ Feb 8, 2022 at 11:43
  • $\begingroup$ Wow so many solutions! $\endgroup$ Feb 8, 2022 at 12:02
  • $\begingroup$ Could you provide your code too? $\endgroup$ Feb 8, 2022 at 14:13
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    $\begingroup$ The code is here. $\endgroup$ Feb 8, 2022 at 16:13

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