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    Need help on POW 12: The Big Knight Switch

    The problem is that you have a 3x3 checkboard and you have 2 black knights on 2 corners and 2 white knights on the other corners. The goal is to switch them around in the least amount of moves. The white knights are at the corners where the black knights were and vice-versa. Help me with this please. I'm not a genius at chess. The answer is 16 moves, but how do you get 16 moves?
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    does it matter whether two of the same knights are diagonal from eachother or adjacent?


    K _ K
    _ _ _
    K _ K

    or

    K _ K
    _ _ _
    K _ K
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    yeah it's the 2nd thing u drew. BK=black knight wk=white knight
    the
    BK BK

    WK WK
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