Professor Richard K. Guy, the great number theorist had passed away long before in March. Since there were no posts to commemorate him on this site (as far as I saw), I decided to post this question here. It would be great if some colleagues post their experiences here as regards his mathematical and other achievements. I was actually inspired by his book, Unsolved Problems in Number theory.

Thanks beforehand.

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    $\begingroup$ Perhaps not so well-known was Richard's production of chess problems. [Here's one][1] from 1944. [1]: chess.com/forum/view/daily-puzzles/… $\endgroup$ Jul 25 '20 at 2:57
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    $\begingroup$ Here's a tribute to Richard on the occasion of his 100th birthday: nautil.us/blog/an-infinitely-rich-mathematician-turns-100 $\endgroup$ Jul 25 '20 at 3:02
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    $\begingroup$ Here's an obit that pays particular attention to Richard's mountaineering exploits: gripped.com/news/… $\endgroup$ Jul 25 '20 at 3:12
  • $\begingroup$ The journal Crux Mathematicorum announced a special issue dedicated to the memory of the professor. See page 97 of Crux Mathematicorum Vol. 46, No. 3 (March, 2020) from the corresponding web page of the journal. $\endgroup$
    – user142929
    Aug 4 '20 at 18:57
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    $\begingroup$ Link to the March 2020 issue of Crux: cms.math.ca/publications/crux/issue/?volume=46&issue=3 $\endgroup$ Aug 4 '20 at 23:46
  • $\begingroup$ I add that the mentioned issue was the corresponding to October 2020 of Crux Mathematicorum (by the Canadian Mathematical Society). It seems that there are more sites remembering the professor but I'm not the one who can to add more information (I'm not a professional mathematician). $\endgroup$
    – user142929
    Jan 5 '21 at 9:19

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