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Topic: Chess magic
Message: Posted by: CardC (Aug 5, 2011 12:55PM)

quite interesting idea no?
Message: Posted by: Michael Daniels (Aug 5, 2011 01:19PM)
Yes, interesting. It is a pity,however, that every move after the first is determined (i.e., the spectator has no choices) - an intelligent spectator will notice this.

Message: Posted by: Scott Cram (Aug 7, 2011 03:23PM)
The original puzzle is an interesting challenge, [url=http://headinside.blogspot.com/2011/04/knight-shift.html]which you can try out on my website[/url].

Keep in mind, as the performer, it's your job to entertain the spectator enough that they don't notice the fact that they can really only choose clockwise or counter-clockwise. Also, if they put the knight on the center card first, they're guaranteed not to notice the predetermined nature of the moves!