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Twinkle Twinkle

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A game for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.

First Connect Three for Two

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

Online

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A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

Diagonal Sums Sudoku

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

Got It

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Wallpaper Sudoku

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A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

Product Sudoku 2

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Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?

Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

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Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty

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

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for Two

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Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.

Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

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Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

The Remainders Game

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A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

Corresponding Sudokus

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

This second Sudoku article discusses "Corresponding Sudokus" which are pairs of Sudokus with terms that can be matched using a substitution rule.

Seasonal Twin Sudokus

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This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

Connect Three

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Can you be the first to complete a row of three?

Nim-7

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

First Connect Three

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

Pole Star Sudoku

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A Sudoku based on clues that give the differences between adjacent cells.

Twin Corresponding Sudoku

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This sudoku requires you to have "double vision" - two Sudoku's for the price of one

Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

Diamond Mine

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Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.

Making Maths: Snake Pits

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game to make and play based on the number line.

Conway's Chequerboard Army

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Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

Ratio Sudoku 2

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A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

Intersection Sudoku 1

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A Sudoku with a twist.

Square It

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

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.

Turnablock

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A simple game for 2 players invented by John Conway. It is played on a 3x3 square board with 9 counters that are black on one side and white on the other.

Dominoes

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Everthing you have always wanted to do with dominoes! Some of these games are good for practising your mental calculation skills, and some are good for your reasoning skills.

Squayles

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A game for 2 players. Given an arrangement of matchsticks, players take it is turns to remove a matchstick, along with all of the matchsticks that touch it.

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Follow-up to the February Game Rules of FEMTO.

Behind the Rules of Go

Stage: 4 and 5

This article explains the use of the idea of connectedness in networks, in two different ways, to bring into focus the basics of the game of Go, namely capture and territory.

Sliding Puzzle

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The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

Patience

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A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?

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A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy. Players aim to make two `tricks', where each trick has to consist of a picture of a shape, a name that describes that shape, and. . . .

Low Go

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

18 Hole Light Golf

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

The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?

The Unmultiply Game

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Unmultiply is a game of quick estimation. You need to find two numbers that multiply together to something close to the given target - fast! 10 levels with a high scores table.

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Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

Spiralling Decimals

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Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

Shapely Pairs

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A game in which players take it in turns to turn up two cards. If they can draw a triangle which satisfies both properties they win the pair of cards. And a few challenging questions to follow...

Spiralling Decimals for Two

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Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

Square it for Two

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Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Charlie's Delightful Machine

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Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

Tangram Pictures

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

Sufficient but Not Necessary: Two Eyes and Seki in Go

Stage: 4 and 5

The game of go has a simple mechanism. This discussion of the principle of two eyes in go has shown that the game does not depend on equally clear-cut concepts.

Fifteen

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Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

Diamond Collector

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Collect as many diamonds as you can by drawing three straight lines.

Diagonal Dodge

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A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

Intersection Sums Sudoku

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A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.