Knight exercises

The knight move is the most difficult to grasp and is therefore worth practicing. In the diagram at the top of page 57 try to work out the fastest route for the white knight to reach e> (x) and for the black knight to reach f3 (+).

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Answer: White's knight on bl can reach e5 via a3 and c4 or d2 and B (or c4). The black knight can travel most speedily to f5 via i'7 or h6. Now try out other knight moves for yourself.

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