Matchstick Checkerboard Puzzle
Author: Peter Grabarchuk
Blifaloo is excited to introduce you to prolific puzzle maker: Peter Grabarchuk. Here is his latest contribution to our growing collection of braintwisters: “Matchstick Checkerboard “.
There are five squares formed with 20 matchsticks, as shown in the illustration. Move three matchstick to get nine squares. The matchsticks’ overlapping or breaking and “lose ends” are not allowed.
Answer is at the bottom of the page.
This Puzzles Solution:
Solution : Nine squares are formed: seven 1×1 squares and two 2×2 squares