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Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Now play Tic Tac Toe (Noughts and Crosses). If you play correctly you never lose and if your opponent plays correctly you cannot win.

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Look at all of these games. What do you notice about the strategies they employ?

We suggest tackling them in the order given.