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While other angles of movement can be found in other games, the knight move appears to be unique to Chess. Therefore, whoever the genius is who invented the knight move could be considered the initiator of this game we all love. Did you know Mikhail Tal grew up with a misconception of how the knight moved? He thought knights could only move two forward two and one to the side. He played this way as a child for a while, the result being that his strategy was to leap the knight forward in a sacrificial manner. This contributed to his spectacular playing style which developed later.
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