Of Knights, L-Shaped Movements, Crisis and Climax…

Knight Shadows by Chris Inside.

In the game of chess, the Knight is the only piece or character on the board that can jump over another pieces even those who are friendly.

The Knight moves in a “L”-shaped pattern. The Knight does this by going 2 steps forward, or backward, horizontal or vertical and then 1 step left or right or by going 1 step north, south, east or west, and then 2 steps left or right.

The Knight can also be seen as moving 2 spaces diagonally and then horizontal or vertical to the next space.

For this reason the Knight’s path of movement has never been well-defined. Read the rest of this entry…

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~ by Anjuelle Floyd on May 9, 2010.

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