Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
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 loser is the player who takes the last counter.
A new card game for two players.
This is a game for two players. You will need a 7x7 square grid and two colours of counters.
Players take turns at putting his/her counter on the lowest space in any column.
The first player to make a straight line of four counters wins.
The line of four can be across, up and down, or diagonal.
Does it matter who goes first?
Is it better to put counters in the middle columns or the outside columns? Why?
Printable NRICH Roadshow resource.
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