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GAMES AND PUZZLES

  • abracadabra
  • age puzzles and tricks
  • alphamagic square
  • alphametic
  • Altekruse puzzle
  • anagram
  • Archimedes cattle program

  • backgammon
  • bimagic square
  • birthday surprise
  • bishops problem
  • blackjack
  • Blanche's dissection
  • book stacking problem
  • Bridges of Königsberg
  • burr puzzle

  • cake-cutting
  • cards
  • Cayley's mousetrap
  • celt
  • chess
  • Chinese rings
  • clock puzzles
  • counterfeit coin problem
  • cryptarithm

  • dice
  • Diophantus's riddle
  • Dirac string trick
  • dissection
  • domino

  • Einstein problem
  • Eternity puzzle
  • Euler square

  • Fifteen puzzle
  • flexagon
  • fly-between-trains problem
  • four fours problem
  • four knights puzzle
  • Fox and Geese
  • Frogs and Toads

  • game
  • game theory
  • geometry puzzles
  • Get Off the Earth
  • gnomon magic square
  • Go

  • Haberdasher's puzzle
  • Hadwiger problem
  • Hex
  • Hnefa-Tafl
  • hole-in-a-postcard problem
  • hole-through-the-Earth problem
  • hundred fowls problem

  • Icosian game
  • impossibilities in mathematics

  • kings problem
  • kinship puzzles
  • knight's tour

  • Latin square
  • Life, game of
  • loculus of Archimedes

  • MacMahon squares
  • magic cube
  • magic square
  • magic tour
  • mancala
  • Martingale system
  • maze
  • measuring and weighing puzzles
  • mechanical puzzles
  • missing dollar problem
  • moving sofa problem
  • Mrs. Perkins' quilt

  • Nim
  • Nine Men's Morris

  • Ovid's game

  • pangram
  • peg solitaire
  • Phutball
  • polyomino
  • Pony Puzzle
  • postage stamp problems
  • prisoner's dilemma
  • puzzle jug
  • puzzle rings
  • Pythagorean square puzzle

  • queens problem

  • Rithmomachia
  • river-crossing problems
  • rooks problem
  • rope-around-the-Earth puzzle
  • roulette
  • Rubik's cube

  • St. Ives problem
  • self-enumerating sentence
  • Senet
  • shuffle
  • shunting puzzles
  • Slothouber-Graatsma puzzle
  • Soma cube
  • Sphinx riddle
  • spider-and-fly problem
  • Sprague-Grundy theory
  • Sprouts
  • strategy
  • string puzzles
  • Sultan's Dowry

  • TacTix
  • Tafl game
  • Tangloids
  • Tangrams
  • Tetris
  • Thirty Colored Cubes puzzle
  • Three Men's Morris
  • tic-tac-toe
  • tippee top
  • tour
  • Tower of Brahma
  • Tower of Hanoi
  • T-puzzle
  • Trick Donkeys
  • triomino

  • utility function

  • vanishment puzzle

  • walking in the rain problem
  • what color was the bear?
  • wheat and chessboard problem

  • X-pentomino

  • zero-sum game