# Learn the Knight's Tour (Basic)

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## The Knight's TourThe Knight's Tour is a famous chess puzzle. The object is to move the Knight around the board using only valid L-shaped Knight moves, so that each square is visited exactly once Solving the puzzle may seem impossible (Try it yourself) but by following a few simple rules you will soon learn how to complete the tour speedily and with ease. Your friends will be amazed at your mental powers! Once you have mastered the basic tour, you can then learn how to solve the Advanced Challenge in which both starting and end squares are chosen at the beginning. ## Learning the Basic Knight's Tour## Quadrants and SystemsFirst you have to familiarise yourself with the The
The There are two For each shape (diamond or square) there are two orientations, a left-hand shape and a right-hand shape. The left-hand diamonds point up to the left, whereas the right-hand diamonds point up to the right. The left-hand square has the topmost square on the The Four Systems are shown in the following illustrations.
## How to Complete the Basic Knight's TourOnce you understand the quadrants and systems, completing the Knight's Tour is child's play. First, you simply note which system the Knight occupies on its opening move. Then move the Knight around the other three squares of this system All you have to worry about is that the final move in each quadrant allows you to move on to the When you move into the You should note that the four systems are completed in a particular sequence. A diamond-shaped system must be followed by one of the square-shaped systems, and vice versa. | ||||||||||||||

Try your skill at the Basic Knight's Tour Challenge. Video Tutorial.for Basic Knight's Tour Learn how to solve the Advanced Knight's Tour Challenge |