Three matchsticks are scattered on a table. They say it is possible to get…

# Christmas Tree – Triangles

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

This Christmas Tree contains three equilateral triangles. By moving 3 matchsticks it is possible to…

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# The Pyramid

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

This Pyramid is built of 15 squares. What is the minimum number of matchsticks to…

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# Christmas Tree – Angles

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

The six matchsticks are arranged into the shape of a Christmas Tree so that three right angles can be spotted in it…

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# Twin Cubes – View 1

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

You can see two cubes in this figure. What is the minimum number of matchsticks to be moved in order to get a…?

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# Two Bricks

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

You can see this figure consisting of three cubes. One matchstick is enough to be moved in order get a…

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# Twin Cubes – View 2

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

You can see two cubes in this figure. How many matchsticks have to be moved in order to get a…?

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# The Medal

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

The Medal consists of one rhombus and one square. By moving only two matchsticks it is possible to convert them into…

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# Two-in-1

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

Just two matchsticks have to be moved in order to create 2 equal triangles instead of this one. But…

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# Two from Three

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

Nine matchsticks are arranged into three identical equilateral triangles. It is possible to move just two matchsticks in order to get…

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# 1/7

*|*by unknown author

Seven matchsticks are arranged into the fraction of 1/7. How many matchsticks have to be moved to create…

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# VII = I?

*|*by unknown author

The sum of the left and the right parts of the not-so-correct equation is 7 + 1. By moving only…

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# 777

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

Obviously, 7 – 7 is not 7. It is enough to move just…

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# No More Squares

*|*by Martin Gardner

Sixteen 1×1 squares, nine 2×2 squares, four 3×3 squares, and one 4×4 square. What is the minimum number of matchsticks to…

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# The Matchstick Window

*|*by unknown author

Nine 1×1 squares, four 2×2 squares, and one 3×3 square. Six matchsticks can be removed to…

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# Puzzling Time

*|*by Serhiy Grabarchuk Jr

Two matchsticks have to be moved to get the exact time half past four. What squares…

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# The Giraffe

*|*by Mel Stover

Five matchsticks are arranged into the shape of a giraffe. The giraffe is heading to the right. One matchstick has to be moved to…

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# Turn the Fish

*|*by Kobon Fujimura

The fish formed of 8 matchsticks is swimming to the left. By moving 3 matchsticks it is possible to make…

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# The Swan

*|*by Kate and Serhiy Jr Grabarchuk

The swan seems to be swimming to the left. By moving two matchsticks it is possible to make…

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# Out of Glass

*|*by Martin Gardner

A wine glass is arranged from four matchsticks. A cherry is inside it. By moving 2 matchsticks get…

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