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Gordian Knot 28 by Alfons Eyckmans
Photo courtesy of Aaron Davila
Name
Gordian Knot 28
Manufacturer
Dimensions
14.2 x 14.2 x 14.2cm
Year
2011
Availability
Not Available
Type
# of Pieces
27
Burr Level
28.3.1.8.8.2.1.2.5.9.4.3.4.2.1.1.1.1.2
Material
Oak
Objective
Disassemble and reassemble the 27 piece burr

"The Gordian Knot is a legend of Phrygian Gordium associated with Alexander the Great. It is often used as a metaphor for an intractable problem solved easily by cheating or "thinking outside the box". ("cutting the Gordian knot")" -Wikipedia

Gordian Knot 28 is a 27 piece burr that requires 93 moves to completely disassemble. Gordian Knot 28 is the successor of the Gordian knot designed by Alfons Eyckmans in 2008.

The irregular shape of the puzzle makes disassembly confusing. This confusion arises while looking at the puzzle and not knowing which pieces have already been moved or are capable of movement. The confusing shape makes reassembly a extremely challenging process. Visualizing the 27 different pieces and placement into the final irregular shape is difficult to comprehend and may require computer assistance.

Created from the mind of Alfons Eyckmans