Strategy Games

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Strategy Games

Have a go at playing these upper primary strategy games. Give yourself time to 'get into' the game first, then begin to think about how you can win. They will really help you get better at thinking logically.

Nim-7 link

Nim-7 

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

Square It link

Square It 

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

Factors and Multiples Game link

Factors and Multiples Game 

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty link

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty 

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

Got It link

Got It 

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.