from gergonne to gargantua \n chapter intro, describes gergonne's pile problem, which is basically the 21 card trick using twenty seven cards \n joseph diez gergonne \n naming the position of the card \n unknown \n bringing the card to a named position \n unknown \n walker's method \n thomas walker \n naming the card \n unknown \n relation to ternary system \n mel stover \n gargantua's tenpile problem \n mel stover \n hummer's die mystery \n bob hummer \n sorcerer's sevens iii \n charles hudson \n pile driver \n matt baker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Joseph Diez Gergonne

From Gergonne to Gargantua

Related toVariations

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

33



naming the position of the card \n 21 card trick with twenty seven cards, spectator can assemble the piles in any way \n unknown \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Naming the Position of the Card

Related to

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

34



bringing the card to a named position \n 21 card trick with twenty seven cards, spectator can name what the final position of the selection should be in the packet \n unknown \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne \n walker's method \n thomas walker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Bringing the Card to a Named Position

Related toVariations

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

35



walker's method \n easier method for gergonne's pile problem, lets spectator name the position of the selected card \n thomas walker \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne \n bringing the card to a named position \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Thomas Walker

Walker's Method

Inspired byRelated to

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

36



naming the card \n 21 card trick with twenty seven cards, magician can name the selection at the end \n unknown \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Naming the Card

Related to

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

38



relation to ternary system \n 21 card trick with twenty seven cards, mathematical relation to ternary counting system \n mel stover \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne \n gargantua's tenpile problem \n mel stover
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Mel Stover

Relation to Ternary System

Related toVariations

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

39



gargantua's tenpile problem \n 21 card trick but done with ten billion playing cards \n mel stover \n relation to ternary system \n mel stover \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Mel Stover

Gargantua's Tenpile Problem

Inspired byRelated to

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

40



hummer's die mystery \n magician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / gergonne's pile problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined \n bob hummer \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne \n devil's die \n jack yates
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Bob Hummer

Hummer's Die Mystery

Inspired byRelated to

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

45



sorcerer's sevens iii \n \n charles hudson \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne
1958
the cardiste
Charles Hudson

Sorcerer's Sevens III

Related to

1958

The Cardiste
(Issue 5)

7



pile driver \n complicated mathematical version of the twenty one card trick, based on principle by edmégilles guyot \n matt baker \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne
2019
the buena vista shuffle club
Matt Baker

Pile Driver

Inspired by

2019

The Buena Vista Shuffle Club

217


