# David Wells

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**David Wells** was born in Bristol, England, in 1940.

He was mad about maths, chess, go and game design as a child and got a scholarship to Cambridge University to study maths but failed his degree. He then became a maths teacher, then a professional puzzles composer and game inventor, puzzle editor of Games & Puzzles Magazine a contributor to White Dwarf and finally an author, of books on maths and puzzles, naturally, though he has also written on culture in general and economics and politics.^{[1]}^{[2]}

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## Bibliography

### Board Games

Board games designed by David Wells include:

- Galaxis 1980 Ravensburger - 'Spiel des Jahres' selection listed.
^{[3]} - Guerilla 1976 Ariel

### Books

Books written by David Wells include:

- The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Numbers
- The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Geometry
- The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Puzzles
- The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Mathematics
- You are a Mathematician
- Mindbenders and Brainteasers co-authored with Rob Eastaway
- Prime Numbers: The Most Mysterious Figures in Math
- Games and Mathematics: Subtle Connections
- Motivating Mathematics
- Philosophy and Abstract Games

### Magazines

Magazine articles by David Wells include:

- Games & Puzzles Magazine , Puzzles, from #1-81
- White Dwarf 1 No Way Out? D&D puzzles

## References

- ↑ David Wells Amazon Author Page http://amzn.to/2nmHq9y
- ↑ David Wells Linked-in Page https://uk.linkedin.com/in/david-wells-a2ab2523
- ↑ http://luding.org/cgi-bin/AuthorData.py?f=00w^E4W&authorid=111