A Chess Puzzle

Puzzle. Alice and Bob play the following game on a regular chessboard, where all the pieces move according to the standard rules of chess. Alice has a king, and Bob has a knight. They would place their pieces on the chessboard without attacking each other. Alice starts, and they alternate moves. Alice loses if the knight checks or all available moves place her under the knight’s attack. For which initial positions of the pieces is Bob guaranteed a win?


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  1. fe857ca:

    I…don’t see the accompanying picture?

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