Brainteaser #35- Catch The King -
The black king is on a corner square of a standard chess board and a white knight is on the square
diagonally opposite. No other pieces are on the board. It's white to move. If the knight can check the
king within 50 moves, white wins. If not, black wins. Which side would you rather play, black or white?
: Black is guaranteed to win with proper play.
: By keeping away from corner squares and always moving to an opposite
colored square to that which the knight is on, black can avoid check indefinitely. This strategy
ensures that when the knight moves, it always lands on the same color square as the king which makes
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