This is the game of "Noughts and Crosses" or "Tic Tac Toe".
In how many different ways can the first "X" and "O" be placed on the grid?
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The javascript for this game above was kindly made public by Stephen Ostermiller (GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation) who also provides an excellent description of TicTacToe Strategy.