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### Conway's Chequerboard Army

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Khun Phaen Escapes to Freedom

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.

### Diagonal Dodge

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

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.

### History Mystery

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

Can you identify the mathematicians?

### Games Related to Nim

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

### Wallpaper Sudoku

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

### Wari

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

This is a simple version of an ancient game played all over the world. It is also called Mancala. What tactics will increase your chances of winning?

### Going First

##### Stage: 4 and 5

This article shows how abstract thinking and a little number theory throw light on the scoring in the game Go.

### Cubic Net

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!

### Product Sudoku 2

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Pentanim

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

A game for 2 players with similaritlies to NIM. Place one counter on each spot on the games board. Players take it is turns to remove 1 or 2 adjacent counters. The winner picks up the last counter.

### Jam

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players

### 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.

### Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

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

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

### Seasonal Twin Sudokus

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### Turnablock

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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.

### Online

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

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.

### One, Three, Five, Seven

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Set out 16 counters in rows of 1,3,5 and 7. Players take turns to remove any number of counters from a row. The player left with the last counter looses.

### Slippery Snail

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

A game for two people, who take turns to move the counters. The player to remove the last counter from the board wins.

### 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?

### Pole Star Sudoku

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Sprouts

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

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

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Dominoes

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

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.

### Intersection Sudoku 1

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Nim-interactive

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.

### Sliding Puzzle

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

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.

### Winning Lines

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

### First Connect Three

##### Stage: 2 and 3 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?

### Snail Trails

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters. Players take turns to roll the die, then move that number of squares in. . . .

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Follow-up to the February Game Rules of FEMTO.

### 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. . . .

### Flip Flop - Matching Cards

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

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

### Patience

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

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

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

### 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.

### Square it for Two

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

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

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

### The Remainders Game

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

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

### Fifteen

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

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

### Domino Magic Rectangle

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

An ordinary set of dominoes can be laid out as a 7 by 4 magic rectangle in which all the spots in all the columns add to 24, while those in the rows add to 42. Try it! Now try the magic square...

### Spiralling Decimals

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

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