–°hess Horse

Genre: puzzle.

Release date: January 2010.

Engine: Game Maker 7.0


Chess Horse is a computer version of classic puzzle about chess piece called knight. By the rules of the puzzle, the piece destroys every chessboard square that it visits. You goal is to destroy all the squares of the chessboard and don't get stuck.

Problem about Knight's tour is an old problem from graph theory. Article on Wikipedia.

Rules of the game:

  • Knight's moves resemble L letter (the same as in chess game).

  • The game is lost if there are no more squares on which the knight can move. In this case you should restart the game.

  • The game is won if all 64 squares are destroyed (the piece stands on the last of them).