72 entries in Numbers / Magic Square
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Ein Zauberquadrat magic square for the number 1899
July 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 111
Theodore Annemann The Improved Magic Square Presentation
1931 The Book Without A Name 42
Royal Vale Heath The Lucky Number Magic Square 3x3
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 79
Royal Vale Heath Magic Squares chapter on Magic Squares, discussing
  • The Three Square
  • The Five Square
  • Odd and Even Cell Squares
  • The Eight Square
  • The Six Square
1938 Greater Magic 911
Unknown Fun with Magic Squares
1938 Greater Magic 915
Unknown Transposing Magic Squares
1938 Greater Magic 916
Unknown The Birthday Magic Square Trick
1938 Greater Magic 920
Unknown An Historical Magic Square
1938 Greater Magic 921
Unknown Segregation of the Odd and Even Numbers Routine
1938 Greater Magic 922
Unknown A Mathematical Magic Square
1938 Greater Magic 923
Unknown An Intersting Curiosity
1938 Greater Magic 924
Theodore Annemann Contest Corner mathematical problem with 3x3 magic square, see page 396 for solution
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 392
Don Costello, Dai Vernon, Martin Gardner The Tit-Tat-Toe Trick Packet of nine cards used to play tic-tac-toe with a spectator (face up and down cards). Finale is revealed that the result is a magic square, each row/column/diagonal adds up to fifteen
Related toVariations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 28
Mel Stover Stover's Prediction Four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 49
Max Katz Magic Squares with Playing Cards 72 fundamental solutions to the card square with formula
1957 26 Originals 21
Stewart James Squaring the Square magic square with fractions, when cut part is the square of the total of the magic square
1957 Magic Mine No. 1 5
Tony Corinda The Magic Square 5x5
Related to 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 65
Bert Allerton Simplified Magic Square
1958 The Close-Up Magician 20
Leo Behnke Magic Square printing a magic square grid on promotional material, magic square with the age of spectator as a souvenir
1962 Entertaining Close Up 4
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Card Square magic square routine with cards, then a named number
1964 Personal Secrets 39
Chan Canasta Oops 3: Matches and loose change Grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. Then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted
1966 Book of Oopses 8
Harry Lorayne The Memory Magic Square combination of magic square and memorizing list of random objects
1971 Reputation-Makers 193
Harry Lorayne Instant Magic Square
1971 Reputation-Makers 206
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut, and Fail pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
  • Part One
  • Part Two
  • Part Three
  • Final Notes
Also published here Feb. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 595
Wilbur T. Kattner Tarot Trick Nasick magic square with sixteen tarot cards
Related to Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 785
Harry Lorayne The Instant Magic Square
1977 The Magic Book 218
Terry LaGerould "No Memory" Magic Square
May 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 195
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1980 The Violet Book of Mentalism 8
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square
Inspired byRelated to 1982 shuffled lecture 4
Stephen Tucker Magic Square spectator mixes numbers in a plastic sliding numbers sorting puzzle, magic square
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 391
Royal Vale Heath A Mathemagical Magic Square reprinted from reference
Related to
  • The Sphinx, August 1936
1983 Instant Magic Square 4
Unknown The Marrakech Game No. 35, numbers on 3x3 square used for variation of Tic Tac Toe
Related to 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 60
Karl Fulves Further Comments on the Magic Square 4&4 and 5&5
1983 Instant Magic Square 5
Stephen Clark The Broken Square No. 36, square with two parts missing, still magic square, used for force
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 61
Unknown Swindle Square No. 37, six spectators have a slip with a number and multiply it with their position, numbers used for a Magic Square
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 62
Karl Fulves Introduction about the Magic Square effect and some sources
1983 Instant Magic Square 1
Karl Fulves Anti-Magic Square No. 38, getting many different totals in a 3x3 square
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 63
H. Adrian Smith H. Adrian Smith's Instant Magic Square commentary
Related to 1983 Instant Magic Square 2
Unknown Curious Magic No. 39, 4x4 square with total 264 in all directions, all different numbers and can be turned upside down on its head
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 64
H. Adrian Smith The Magic Square reprinted from reference
Related to
  • "Master Mysteries of 1933", H. Adrian Smith
1983 Instant Magic Square 2
Unknown Add and Subtract No. 40, puzzle with number pairs
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 64
Karl Fulves Comments on the Instant Magic Square
1983 Instant Magic Square 4
Unknown The Paradox No. 41, paper with numbers cut up, can be arranged so that center misses
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 66
H. Adrian Smith Discussion with Royal Heath
1983 Instant Magic Square 4
Karl Fulves Magic Squares introduction
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 59
Karl Fulves The Automatic Magic Square No. 42, instantly filling out a 4x4 square for a number between 22 and 100
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 68
Mel Stover Non-Transitivity with a Magic Slant
1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 391
Karl Fulves Square Numbers columns and rows in magic square as nontransitive set with special properties, applied to chips game
  • The Basic Squares
  • Alien Numbers
  • Twofer
  • Advantage Player
1991 Swindle & Cheat 25
Karl Fulves Markers ideas related to nontransitive games
  • Simple Sets (Dualities, Royal Family)
  • Unequal Sets
  • A Nontransitive Pyramid
  • Flat Dice
  • Parity Dice (4 Thru 9 Dice, 2 Thru 10 Dice, 1 Thru 12 Dice, 36 Number Dice)
  • House Dice
  • High Percentage Games
  • 3 Blind Dice
  • Little Bingo
  • Odds On
1991 Swindle & Cheat 52
John Northern Hilliard Magic Squares Fragmentary Notes by Hilliard
1994 More Greater Magic 1145
Stephen Tucker The Bizarre Square grid on business card, spectator fills in some numbers, performer completes a magic square
1994 Close-Up File 7
Chuck Hickok My Opener: Einstein's Demise
Related to 2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 51
Lewis Jones By the numbers number force for any number with a magic square
Related to 2002 Ahead of the Pack 233
David Berglas Magic Squares including a birthday in the square
  • Constructing Magic Squares
  • The Personalised Birthday Square
Related toVariations 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 457
Lewis Jones Square-bashing
2002 Ahead of the Pack 245
David Berglas Quartered Magic Square with 2x2 squares, that build a 4x4 square and can be rearranged anyway they like, birthday is included
Related to 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 501
Steve Beam Doug-Less with different dates on coins to form numbers
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 213
Steve Beam Two Squared using serial number of bill
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 216
Sam Schwartz On The Square "A Magic Square Routine"
spectator takes any row or column of a 4x4 cards layout, values added, matched number of cut-off cards
Inspired by
  • Ted Lesley Magic Square routine
Related to
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 301
Karl Fulves Diminishing Squares magic square in which four numbers can be removed and a magic square remains, applications
  • Paycheck Poker
  • The Collins Square
  • Square Notes (fragmented magic squares)
Inspired by
  • Judah-Guest "Bi Color Cut"
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 323
David Ben Abstract Thought performer paints magic square for a thought-of age.
2003 Tricks 117
Sam Schwartz Simplex Square birthday square
Variations 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 405
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Alphabet Square 5x5 square, numbers are converted to letters to spell out names
Inspired by 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 409
Lewis Jones Birthday Squared easy magic square which includes exact birthday of a person, with variations
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 111
Robert E. Neale Draw For The Devil nine cards, performer and spectator alternately put them in a 3x3 square à la Tic Tac Toe, a magic square for six results
Inspired by 2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 85
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut and Fail Pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
Also published here 2008 This Is Not a Book 188
Mel Bennett The Force Methods number forces
1. using number cards (Magigram, Amazing Trelba)
2. "Newspaper Prediction" (Martin Gardner, Magic, August 2005, also Ibidem?)
3. 4x4 matrix
4. magic square
Related to 2011 Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 69
Barrie Richardson Zebra2 presentation for Magic Square
2011 Curtain Call 59
Max Maven Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square
Related to 2015 The Black Book of Mentalism 4
Roberto Giobbi Magic Square Idea
Related to
  • Guyot, Vol. 3, 1735 edition p. 79
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue July 27) 215
Christoph Borer Das Magische Quadrat focus on presentation, magic square with birth date
2016 21 118
Roberto Giobbi Magic Square 3x3, with card
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 25) 29