French 37-solitaire Franšais

Solution: open 19, 21-19, 7-20, 19-21, replace 19, 22-20, 8-21, 20-22, 34-21,
11-13, 2-12-14, 15-13, 22-20-7, 3-13, 4-6, 9-11, 18-5, 1-11, 26-28, 29-27,
36-26-28, 37-27, 30-32, 16-18-20-7-5-18-31, 23-25, 28-26-24, 35-25, 24-26, 32 - 19  
This solution, credited to Frans Cremers, is published in 1998 in Germany:  "Denk- und Brettspiele der Welt" by Jack Botermans and Jerry Slocum,  Weltbild Verlag, Augsburg.

Solution (example 2):  open 28, 26-28, 37-27, 36-26, 30-32, 18-31, 35-25, 16-18-31, 23-25, 20-18, 22-20, 34-21-19, 26-28, 29-27, replace 28, 8-21, 12-14, 15-13, 2-12-14, 3-13, 4-6, 18-5, 9-11, 28-26-12-10, 1-11, 10-12, 6-19, 14-12-26, 32-19, 31-18-20, 21 - 19

Open 19:  6-19, 8-6, 20-7, 15-13, 22-20, 26-12, 34-21-19, 36-26-28, 29-27, 12-26-28, 37-27, 28-26, 30-32-19, 18-31, 35-25, 16-18-31, 23-25, 2-12-26, replace 19, 4-6, 31-18-5, 9-11, 26-12-14, 3-13, 14-12-10, 1-11, 10-12, 6- 19

Open 9:  23-9, 18-16, 9-23, replace 9, 4-17, 12-10, 1-11, 2-12, 8-6, 20-7, 15-13, 12-14, 3-13, 22-20, 34-21, 26-28, 29-27, 36-26-28, 37-27, 30-32, 20-7-5-18-31, 28-26, 23-25-27, 35-25, 9-11, 14-28-26-24-10-12-26, 32 - 19

The shortest?  The shortest center-center solution counts 21 moves, with an eight peg intermediate sweep.

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