Interesting Esoterica

On an error in the star puzzle by Henry E. Dudeney

Article by Ravsky, Alex
  • Published in 2012
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We found a solution of the star puzzle (a path on a chessboard from c5 to d4 in 14 straight strokes) in 14 queen moves, which has been claimed by the author as impossible.

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arxivId
1205.0747
journal
Star
pages
2

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@article{Ravsky2012,
	abstract = {We found a solution of the star puzzle (a path on a chessboard from c5 to d4 in 14 straight strokes) in 14 queen moves, which has been claimed by the author as impossible.},
	archivePrefix = {arXiv},
	arxivId = {1205.0747},
	author = {Ravsky, Alex},
	eprint = {1205.0747},
	journal = {Star},
	month = {may},
	pages = 2,
	title = {On an error in the star puzzle by Henry E. Dudeney},
	url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1205.0747 http://arxiv.org/pdf/1205.0747v2},
	year = 2012,
	primaryClass = {math.HO},
	urldate = {2012-05-22},
	collections = {Puzzles}
}