This sliding block puzzle takes 103 moves to solve
in its primary configuration.
Its made of ten
hardwood pieces fitted into a matching hardwood covered case. In this photo, the puzzle
pieces are in the bottom tray, and the tray is placed inside the up-side-down lid.
The goal is to move the big square piece to the opposite end of the
case. The instruction diagram shows how to solve the puzzle, and presents 8 secondary
configurations you can solve as well.
Heres the makers description from the solution sheet:
Khun Phaen was the leading character in a Thai Legend, the "KHUN
CHANG - KHUN PHAEN". As in this game because of being jailed Khun Phaen tried to
break the jail through the Encirclement or nine sentries. How could he make it?
The biggest Piece of wood represents Khun Phaen and the other nine smaller ones are
sentries. Slide the pieces along the given patterns (Lifting-off is not allowed) until the
biggest piece is able to come too the lower edge of the board. Khun Phaen has accomplished