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This page gathers all puzzles presented at Puzzles.COM, which are either created by Serhiy Grabarchuk or made after some of his puzzle ideas.

Columbus Easter Egg
Columbus Easter Egg
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
The Egg consists of differently colored parts. Which is bigger - the total area of the light parts (yellow tones) or the total area of the dark parts (blue tones)?
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Four Easter Eggs
Four Easter Eggs
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Divide each of the four shapes, the ring and three circles, into the minimal number of parts so that they can create four equal eggs.
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Triangles in Coins
Triangles in Coins
by Serhiy and Peter Grabarchuk
How many right isosceles triangles of any size and orientation can you find in the shape? To count, the triangle must have three coins placed exactly at its respective corners. One triangle is already shown.
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DoubLetters: Perception
DoubLetters: Perception
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Place the cards in a line to form a real word. Hint: It's related to perception.
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Impossible Object
Impossible Object
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
This object looks to be assembled of three rods and one frame. Do you think you will be successful, if you try to make it?
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Arrows
Arrows
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
A distance when pointed from different directions may looks different. Despite this amusing illusion can you find two exactly identical distances?
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Square-Cocoon-Butterfly
Square-Cocoon-Butterfly
by Peter and Serhiy Grabarchuk
Divide a square into some minimal set of pieces so that while rearranged they could create two different shapes, one resembling a cocoon and another - a butterfly.
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Block Twins
Block Twins
by Serhiy and Peter Grabarchuk
Six shapes, each arranged of unit cubes, are duplicated into a twin-set. Definitely, the twin-set at first glance doesn't look like the original one, but it still contains the same shapes. The goal is to discover all six pairs.
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Coin Triangle
Coin Triangle
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Change the triangle into a square by moving the minimum of the coins. How many coins will you need to move to do this?
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The Knossos Labyrinth
The Knossos Labyrinth
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
You are an architect and you have to restore the labyrinth after the fragments of an old plan. What would be your starting point through these ancient walls?
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The Unicursal Marathon
The Unicursal Marathon
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
A dozen of figures and supposed all of them can be drawn in one continuous line. But what if not all can be drawn so? Now it's a challenge for you - to find out the truth.
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Hexa-Snakes
Hexa-Snakes
by Serhiy and Peter Grabarchuk
Three color snakes, each of the same length but of the different shape. Just put them all onto the hexagonal board. The snakes can be freely rotated and flipped over but not overlapped.
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Triangle Folds
Triangle Folds
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Three rectangles to an equilateral triangle! Should there be any mystery or you simply have to fold them - precisely one fold for each rectangle?
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MatchBox Slide
MatchBox Slide
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Stop a matchbox on its sliding way down along a thread exactly where you are asked.
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Where Is the 5?
Where Is the 5?
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Four pieces form a square with the magic square on it. Just flip over the pieces and try to make a square once again. Can you say why does a part of it disappear?
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Pencil Illusion
Pencil Illusion
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Slowly scroll the page down and... you may see something unusual.
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Rainbow Necklace Trick
Rainbow Necklace Trick
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Show to your spectators which bead was chosen by one of them from any of seven necklaces you demonstrate.
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Card Fan
Card Fan
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Change instantly cards in a small fan of four cards before your audience.
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Thumbtacks
Thumbtacks
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
A paper toy being classic for many years, but this time adapted for a thumbtack theme. Of course, it's not a new standard for the thumbtacks - just a new dimension.
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Three Hares
Three Hares
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
An old tricky puzzle transformed for the matching card version. The idea remains to distribute three ears between three hares to give every hare... two ears.
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The Hedgehog
The Hedgehog
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
It may be easy to make the hedgehog running in another direction with moving only two matches. But what about moving three or more matches?
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Square & Division
Square & Division
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
It's easy to divide in half a 2x2 match square with only two matches. But how to perform the same division to the same square if there are four matches?
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Point the Center
Point the Center
by Peter and Serhiy Grabarchuk
Only one of the nine arrows points exactly into the center of the circle, all of the remaining are only close to it. Can you guess without any additional measures which one is it?
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