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Starting at any square on a normal chessboard, can you make “knight moves” so that you visit every square on the board once and only once? 

A knight moves two squares (up, down, left, or right) then turns a 90-degree corner and moves one more square.  All the possible knight moves are shown in the diagram on the left.
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