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### Generalized tic-tac-toe

We begin with $2n+1$ cards, each with a distinct number from $-n$ to $+n$ on it, face up in between the two players of the game. The players take turns selecting a card and keepin …
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### Irreversible chess

Suppose we play a chess-variant, where any finite number of pieces are allowed, and the board is as large as we wish, but only two kings in total. And there is no 50 move-rule, no …
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### Neutral tic tac toe

I heard this puzzle from Bob Koca. Suppose we play misere tic-tac-toe (a.k.a. noughts and crosses) where both players are X. Who wins? That particular puzzle is easy to solve, b …
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### Winning strategy at chomp (a chocolate bar game)?

The game of chomp is an example of a game with very simple rules, but no known winning strategy in general. I copy the rules from Ivars Peterson's page http://www.maa.org/mathla …
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### A Game of Knights and Queens

Let $m,n,u,v \in \mathbb{N}$ be parameters with $m,n \geq 3$. Suppose two players play a game on a $m \times n$ chess board and we denote the squares of the board by the set of poi …
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### Who wins this two-player game based on the sandpile model?

Given a connected graph $G$, two players, Blue and Green, play the following game: initially, all vertices are unclaimed. Players alternate turns. On her turn, Blue adds a token …
Here is a 2-player game played on a region of the Gaussian integers, $\mathbb{Z}[i]$. Initially four points are colored, opposite corners of an $X$ by $Y$ rectangle: $0 + 0i$ and \$ …