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GAMES AND PUZZLES




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

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

   • cake-cutting
   • Caliban puzzle
   • cards
   • 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
   • Fitchneal
   • flexagon
   • fly-between-trains problem
   • four coins 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
   • mixed strategy
   • moving sofa problem
   • Mrs. Perkins' quilt

   • Nim
   • Nine Men's Morris

   • origami
   • Ovid's game

   • pandiagonal magic square
   • pangram
   • payoff
   • peg solitaire
   • pentomino
   • 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
   • semi-magic square
   • 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
   • tetromino
   • 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
   • Wythoff's game

   • X-pentomino

   • zero-sum game

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