First player's name:
Second player's name:
If you have not played Ultimate Noughts and Crosses before read the instructions below.
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I initially read about this game in the beautiful book Math with Bad Drawings by Ben Orlin. In the book the game is called Ultimate Tic Tac Toe.
He describes that when on a picnic in Berkeley he saw a group of mathematicians crowding around their version of this game. I have adapted the rules slightly as follows:
If you play against the computer you will be pleased to hear that the computer's game is quite basic at the moment. It hasn't yet figured out the best strategy so you stand a very good chance of beating it.
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Monday, June 24, 2019