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Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe

Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe
Updated 7/16/2013 – See Original Here Once at a picnic, I saw mathematicians crowding around the last game I would have expected: Tic-tac-toe. As you may have discovered yourself, tic-tac-toe is terminally dull. There’s no room for creativity or insight. Good players always tie. Games inevitably go something like this: But the mathematicians at the picnic played a more sophisticated version. As I watched, the basic rules emerged quickly. Each turn, you mark one of the small squares. But it took a while for the most important rule in the game to dawn on me: You don’t get to pick which of the nine boards to play on. Then your next move must be here… This lends the game a strategic element. The resulting scenarios look bizarre. A few clarifying rules are necessary: What if my opponent sends me to a board that’s already been won? What if one of the small boards results in a tie? When I see my students playing tic-tac-toe, I resist the urge to roll my eyes, and I teach them this game instead.

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2048 Join the numbers and get to the 2048 tile! New Game How to play: Use your arrow keys to move the tiles. When two tiles with the same number touch, they merge into one! Ultimate Tic Tac Toe is always won by X – Blog – Joachim Breitner's Homepage The blog Math with Bad Drawings recently featured an article about Ultimate Tic Tac Toe, a variant of Tic Tac Toe where each of the nine fields is a separate game of Tic Tac Toe. To mark a field of the large game as your, you have to win the small game therein. If you chose a field in the small game, this position determines the small field that the other play may play next. See the linked article for a full explanation. As far as I know, the question of who wins this game was open; at least nothing definite was known on Hacker News or on the Board Games StackExchange site. We discussed this a bit in our office, and my coworker Denis Lohner came up with what seems to be a winning strategy.

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Y a eu quelques parties au boulot, on fait vite une erreur qui plombe le jeu (en toute bonne foi). Faut se préparer à être concentré du coup. by baptistecouly Jun 27

Un jeu de morpion absolument GÉNIAL :D by kehrlann Jun 18