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Hare and Hounds


The game is courtesy and Robert Kirkland.

A hunter assisted by three hounds is out to trap - leave with no move - a hare. All animals may move between connected cells. Hare is allowed to move in any available direction; hounds can't move to the left. When it's your turn, drag the animal you impersonate to the desired cell - one animal at every move.


  1. E.R.Berlekamp,J.H.Conway,R.K.Guy, Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays v2, Academic Press, 1982
  2. Fred. Schuh, The Master Book of Mathematical Recreations, Dover, 1968, p 307

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