The 7 Knights Problem


after Martin Gardner

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You have 7 chess knights. Place one of them on any empty cell of a 3x3 board and then move it to another empty cell using knight's move (some examples of such moves are shown in Figure 2, a and b).

Then in exactly the same way place and move another knight. Repeat your "place-move" steps till you have all 7 knights placed on the board.

To practice you may use our printable 3x3 board in
Print 'n' Play PDF Version and 7 coins.

Last Updated: July 21, 2006
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