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### 18 Hole Light Golf

##### Age 5 to 16 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?

### Low Go

##### Age 7 to 16 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.

### Dominoes

##### Age 7 to 16 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.

##### Age 5 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Sprouts

##### Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Slippery Snail

##### Age 7 to 16 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.

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

### History Mystery

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you identify the mathematicians?

### Games Related to Nim

##### Age 5 to 16

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.

### Diagonal Sums Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### White Box

##### Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

### Diagonal Dodge

##### Age 7 to 14 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.

### Put Yourself in a Box

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

### Online

##### Age 7 to 14 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.

### Tricky Track

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first?

### Tower Rescue

##### Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.

### Pentanim

##### Age 7 to 16 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.

### Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

##### Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

### Penta Play

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

### The Path of the Dice

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

### Counter Roundup

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

### Got it for Two

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

### Seeing Squares for Two

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Nim-7 for Two

##### Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Play to 37

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.

### Strike it Out

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

### L-ateral Thinking

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### Winning Lines

##### Age 7 to 16

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

### Sliding Puzzle

##### Age 5 to 16 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.

### Fifteen

##### Age 7 to 14 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.

### Stop or Dare

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of winning.

### Go Moku

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for two players on a large squared space.

### Seeing Squares

##### Age 5 to 11 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.

### Dragons and Swans

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

### Endless Noughts and Crosses

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

### Flip Flop - Matching Cards

##### Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Game of PIG - Sixes

##### Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

### Nim-7

##### Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Makeover

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

### Game of PIG - Ones

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Play a dice game of chance

### Tangram Pictures

##### Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Going for Games

##### Age 5 to 11

In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.

### First Connect Three

##### Age 7 to 14 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?

### Alquerque II

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

A variant on the game Alquerque

### Games from Around the World

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.

### Incey Wincey Spider

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?

### Olympic Cards

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

### Tug of War

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

### Making Maths: Happy Families

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.