16 Programmed by Bob Kirkland
The object of this peg solitaire puzzle is
to transpose the positions of the gold and silver pieces in the fewest
number of moves. The best solution consists of 46 moves. Can you find
Click on a piece with the mouse to move it into the vacant square. A piece may either be moved to an adjacent vacant square, or jumped over an adjacent piece (of either color) to a vacant square. No diagonal moves or jumps are permitted. Enjoy!
The English 16 puzzle was very popular in Victorian England and Europe. This puzzle applet was written by Bob
Kirkland as a birthday gift for our site.