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Chess Knight Problem

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Has this one appeared before?

 

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My first try gives

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9 moves (10 squares touched.)

 

 

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Posted (edited)

23 hours ago, rocdocmac said:

Has this one appeared before?

[Not 9]

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My first stab at it I got 12 squares.

0,0
1,2
2,0
3,2
1,3
2,1
0,2
1,0
2,2
3,0
1,1
0,3

Knights.png.355bf1562ac0ca684053602fa4e22f9a.png

 

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I got it to go from A to B in 5 moves (6 squares touched).

(1,1)

(2,3)

(4,2)

(3,4)

(2,2)

(4,1)

 

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Posted (edited)

Maximum, not minimum ... more than 12 moves from A to B, inclusive!

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Oh, maximum. Sorry, I didn't catch that.

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For a maximum, I got 14 total squares touched. Also, I put the points like (row, column).
(1,1)

(2,3)

(4,2)

(2,1)

(3,3)

(1,2)

(3,1)

(4,3)

(2,4)

(3,2)

(1.3)

(3,4)

(2,2)

(4,1)

 

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Posted (edited)

Shot!

From A to B, yes ... 14, e.g. A or B (see attached Chess Knight.xlsx)

From A to anywhere but B, you'll get one more, e.g. C

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