# [Ebook] Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: Fifty Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detection (Dover Recreational Math) By Raymond M. Smullyan – Tactical-player.co.uk

Here Are Elegant, Witty, And Unique Chess Problems Concerned With Deducing Events In A Game S Past The Same Kind Of Logical Reasoning At The Core Of Sherlock Holmes Stories In The First Half, Holmes Instructs Watson In The Intricacies Of Retrograde Analysis While They Examine Interrupted Games At Clubs And Country Homes The Second Half Features Increasingly Difficult Self Contained Chess Mysteries, Including A Double Murder Perpetrated By Holmes Arch Rival, Professor Moriarty

#### About the Author: Raymond M. Smullyan

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## 6 thoughts on “Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: Fifty Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detection (Dover Recreational Math)”

1. says:

Great fun for chess players You Really can t You Know But some are great to use at school chess clubs for the able students.

2. says:

Interesting concept for the Holmes lover and chess player.

3. says:

Very good

4. says:

These problems are weird Rather than present you with a series of white mates in three against any black defence puzzles, you are shown games where you have to deduce conclusions such as who was sitting where, by paying attention to the rather unorthodox playing styles of the opponents.The puzzles are great, and some of them are very hard However, you don t need to be a chess player to solve them You nee

5. says:

Absolutely brilliant Have had endless hours of fun with this.The key to these problems is to ask the right questions In this case, the following are the most central 1 What was the last move 2 Total number of moves made 3 What was the first move 4 Known captures 5 Has there been checks 6 Has there been promotions 7 Has there been castlings These all are not always answerable, but the ones that are will guide you

6. says:

Smullyan introduces the reader to a kind of logic puzzle which uses the rules of chess You do not need to be a chessplayer to understand and enjoy these problems you just need to know the moves The book presents successively harder problems, the idea being that your skill increases as you go through the book Most problems are set in little Holmes Watson stories that are entertainingly written, and add to the enjoyment o