Tic Tac X

Lewis Holland

Solve the Following Puzzle!

Consider the 3-by-3 board above. Each disk moves like a knight in chess, two squares one direction and then one square to a direction 90 degrees to the left or right. No disk can go on top of another. The goal is to get the disk marked with an X to the bottom left corner.

Diagram of puzzle

Solution

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