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### Khun Phaen Escapes to Freedom

##### Age 11 to 14 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.

### Conway's Chequerboard Army

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### Makeover

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

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

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### Go Moku

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

A game for two players on a large squared space.

### 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?

### L-ateral Thinking

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

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### Corresponding Sudokus

##### Age 11 to 18

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

### Tangram Pictures

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

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

### Advent Calendar 2010

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

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

### Square It

##### Age 11 to 16 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.

### 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?

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

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

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

### Seasonal Twin Sudokus

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### History Mystery

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

Can you identify the mathematicians?

### 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.

### 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.

### Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### Nim-7 for Two

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

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

### Have You Got It?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

### First Connect Three for Two

##### Age 7 to 14 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.

### Twinkle Twinkle

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

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.

### 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.

### Sprouts

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

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

### 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.

### 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.

### Dicey Addition

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

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### 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?

### Fractions and Coins Game

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

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

### Traffic Lights

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

The game uses a 3x3 square board. 2 players take turns to play, either placing a red on an empty square, or changing a red to orange, or orange to green. The player who forms 3 of 1 colour in a line. . . .

### Squayles

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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.

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Jumping Reindeer

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

A game for 1 person to develop stategy and shape and space awareness. 12 counters are placed on a board. Counters are removed one at a time. The aim is to be left with only 1 counter.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

##### Age 5 to 14

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. . . .

### Nim-interactive

##### Age 11 to 16 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.

### Diamond Mine

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Tac-tickle

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

This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.

### Intersection Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Roundabout

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

This is a game for 2 players. Each player has 4 counters each, and wins by blocking their opponent's counters. A good follow-on from two stones.

### Winning Lines

##### Age 7 to 16

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

### Patience

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Ratio Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.