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The Chifu-Chemulpo Puzzle

Answer :

The solution is as follows. 
You may accept the invitation to "try to do it in twenty moves," but you will never succeed in performing the feat. 
The fewest possible moves are twenty-six. 
Play the cars so as to reach the following positions:

E5678
———— = 10 moves.
1234
E56
———— = 2 moves.
123 87 4
56
———— = 5 moves.
E312 87 4
E
———— = 9 moves.
87654321

Twenty-six moves in all.



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