The Chess Mysteries Of Sherlock Holmes

The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes
Publisher Courier Corporation
Release Date
Category Mathematics
Total Pages 171
ISBN 9780486482019
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Join Holmes and Watson as they examine interrupted games to deduce prior moves. A series of increasingly complex chess mysteries culminates in a double murder perpetrated by Professor Moriarty. The master sleuth instructs his companion (and us) in the intricacies of retrograde analysis; readers need only a knowledge of how the pieces move.

The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-01

Join Holmes and Watson as they examine interrupted games to deduce prior moves. A series of increasingly complex chess mysteries culminates in a double murder perpetrated by Professor Moriarty. The master sleuth instructs his companion (and us) in the intricacies of retrograde analysis; readers need only a knowledge of how

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The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012

"Join the master sleuth as he and Dr. Watson examine interrupted chess matches at clubs and country homes, examining the pieces' current positions to identify previous moves. Rather than predicting the outcome of these games, the Baker Street duo focus on past events, using the same variety of logical reasoning

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The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980-01

Read online The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes written by Raymond M. Smullyan, published by which was released on 1980-01. Download full The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The G  delian Puzzle Book
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-08-21

These logic puzzles provide entertaining variations on Gödel's incompleteness theorems, offering ingenious challenges related to infinity, truth and provability, undecidability, and other concepts. No background in formal logic necessary.

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King Arthur in Search of His Dog and Other Curious Puzzles
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2010-04-21

This fanciful, original collection for readers of all ages features arithmetic puzzles, logic problems related to crime detection, and logic and arithmetic puzzles involving King Arthur and his Dogs of the Round Table.

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This Book Needs No Title
  • Author : Raymond Smullyan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1986-10-15

Eighty paradoxes, logical lobyrinths, and intriguing enigmas progress from light fables and fancies to challenging Zen exercises and a novella and probe the timeless questions of philosophy and life

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The Case of the Russian Chessboard
  • Author : Charlie Roxburgh
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Release Date : 2011-10-07

Mr Holmes, save my sister from whatever nameless horror has just driven this friend of ours to her death! It is late on a foggy November afternoon and a desperate young woman arrives at Baker Street, imploring Sherlock Holmes to help her. She is terrified about what may be going

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The Chess Mysteries of the Arabian Knights
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992-01-01

In this collection of problems, Raymond Smullyan transports the game of chess to the world of the Arabian knights. The White King is Haroun Al Rashid, the White Bishop is his Grand Vizier, Archie. They are out to counter the Black King Kazir's attempts at invisibility, and to unmask the

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The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes
  • Author : Leonard Goldberg
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2017-06-06

2017 RT Reviewers' Choice—Best Historical Mystery From USA Today and internationally bestselling author Leonard Goldberg comes The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes, a new thrilling tale of the great detective’s daughter and her companion Dr. John Watson, Jr. as they investigate a murder at the highest levels of British society. 1914.

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The Chess Queen Enigma
  • Author : Colleen Gleason
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06

Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you're the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood, so to speak. In this third installment of the Stoker and Holmes series, Evaline Stoker and

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Alice in Puzzle land
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan,Martin Gardner,Greer Fitting
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2011

Characters from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass populate these 88 intriguing puzzles. Mathematician Raymond Smullyan re-creates the spirit of Lewis Carroll's writings in puzzles involving word play, logic and metalogic, and philosophical paradoxes. Challenges range from easy to difficult and include solutions, plus 60 charming illustrations. "An ingenious book." —

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Satan  Cantor  And Infinity And Other Mind bogglin
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2012-05-30

More than two hundred new and challenging logic puzzles—the simplest brainteaser to the most complex paradoxes in contemporary mathematical thinking—from our topmost puzzlemaster (“the most entertaining logician who ever lived,” Martin Gardner has called him). Our guide to the puzzles is the Sorcerer, who resides on the Island

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The Flanders Panel
  • Author : Arturo Pérez-Reverte
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004-06-07

“A sleek, sophisticated, madly clever chamber mystery” from the international bestselling author—the basis for the film Uncovered starring Kate Beckinsale (The New York Times Book Review). A fifteenth-century painting by a Flemish master is about to be auctioned when Julia, a young art restorer, discovers a peculiar inscription hidden

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Forever Undecided
  • Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2012-07-04

Forever Undecided is the most challenging yet of Raymond Smullyan’s puzzle collections. It is, at the same time, an introduction—ingenious, instructive, entertaining—to Gödel’s famous theorems. With all the wit and charm that have delighted readers of his previous books, Smullyan transports us once again to

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The Sherlock Holmes Book of Magic
  • Author : Jeff Brown
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01

Holmes' ability to solve crimes is much like that of the magician in his ability to work magic. The magic is rather simple, but the effects are astounding. Now you can combine the thrill and excitement of magic with the mystery and suspense of a spine tingling Sherlock Holmes novel.

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