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PUZZLE FUN by Rodolfo Marcelo Kurchan

Rodolfo Marcelo Kurchan / Lavalle 3340 21"3" / (1190) Buenos Aires - Argentina
eMail: rodolfo@kurchan.com.ar
http://www.bigfoot.com/~velucchi/pfun/pfun.html



    voice What is PUZZLE FUN?

Number

Date

Topic

Problems

Pages

1

October 1994

Inflated Pentominoes

1 to 89

8

2

December 1994

Bridge Pentominoes

90 to 130

12

3

February 1995

Family of Pentominoes

131 to155

15

4

April 1995

Pentominoes Farms

156 to 195

14

5

June 1995

Ramps Pentominoes

196 to 260

24

6

August 1995

Holes Pentominoes

261 to 375

31

7

October 1995

Superposing Pentominoes

376 to 393

23

8

December 1995

Pentominoes Rings

394 to 402

18

9

February 1996

Square Formations ...

403 to 428

22

10

April 1996

Flip-Flop a new family...

429 to 432

22

11

June 1996

Covering regions with...

433 to 442

21

12

August 1996

Building Pentominoes

443 to 495

28

13

October 1996

Letter Polyominoes

496 to 513

14

14

December 1996

Cutting the square and ...

514 to 517

21

15

February 1997

Rookminoes and knightminoes

518 to 534

15

16

May 1997

Packaging

535 to 556

6

17

September 1997

Stamps Pentominoes

557 to 566

8

18

December 1997

Squares

567 to 585

18

19

June 1998

Tyling with pairs of ...

586 to 594

20

20

December 1998

Polyominoes with Holes

595 to 606.

10

21

August 1999

Dissections

607 to 615

14

22

to appear!

...

616 to ...

...



$100 PRIZE CONTEST - 1998
from PUZZLE FUN number 19, JUNE 1998, p.20
PRIZE CONTEST 2 - 1999
from PUZZLE FUN number 21, AUGUST 1999, p.21
    voice What is PUZZLE FUN?
PUZZLE FUN is a bulletin edit by Rodolfo Kurchan (Buenos Aires - Argentina) about polyominoes and other puzzles. In each number you have a different topic.
PUZZLE FUN is issued from 2 to 4 times a year.
PUZZLE FUN started in October 1994 with "Inflated Pentominoes". Last number is #. For sample in the issue 19: "Tiling with pairs of polyominoes" with 20 pages full color you have with other things, the great solutions by Michael Reid of rectifications with pairs of pentominoes and hexominoes for non-rectifiable cases.
PUZZLE FUN is for specialist. Nowadays it goes to 4 different continents in the World. The subscribers are people like Jerry Slocum and Edward Hordern (one of the biggest puzzle collectors in the world), Serhiy Grabarchuk (one of the best mechanical puzzle inventor), Mike Reid (one of the best polyomino solver), people that was director of magazines like Michael Criton (Jouer Jeux Mathematics), Will Shortz (GAMES), Jaime Poniachik (JUEGOS), Michael Keller (World Game Review), Toshi Kato (nobnet moderator), Pablo Coll (snark moderator), and famous people like Donald Knuth, David Singmaster or Pieter Torbijn.
Mario Velucchi (Pisa - Italy) is the PUZZLE FUN Web Master.

Rodolfo Kurchan - PUZZLE FUN Editor
a short biography is available

Mario Velucchi - PUZZLE FUN Web Master
Computer Mathematician, Math & Chess Columnist



Contact the editor for more information:

Rodolfo Marcelo Kurchan / Lavalle 3340 21"3" / (1190) Buenos Aires - Argentina
eMail: rodolfo@kurchan.com.ar
http://www.bigfoot.com/~velucchi/pfun/pfun.html




PUZZLE FUN WEB links
$100 PRIZE CONTEST - 1998
from PUZZLE FUN number 19, JUNE 1998, p.20
PRIZE CONTEST 2 - 1999
from PUZZLE FUN number 21, AUGUST 1999, p.21
PUZZLE FUN UnSolved problems
Open Problems
in Mathematical Recreations
The Inflated Hexomino Puzzle - 17thIPP
Blocking Polyominoes
PUZZLE FUN Future Edition
A short Rodolfo Marcelo Kurchan's bio-bibliography
R.M. Kurchan's collection of Stamps related with Puzzles
PUZZLE FUN subscribers
PUZZLE FUN section for Puzzle Link exchanges


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