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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.

Jam

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A game for 2 players

Jam

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.

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!

Square It

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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.

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.

The Triangle Game

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Can you discover whether this is a fair game?

Nim-like Games

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A collection of games on the NIM theme

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.

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.

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.

Pentanim

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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.

Nim-7

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

One, Three, Five, Seven

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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.

Nim

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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.

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. . . .

Wari

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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?

Conway's Chequerboard Army

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

Yih or Luk Tsut K'i or Three Men's Morris

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Some puzzles requiring no knowledge of knot theory, just a careful inspection of the patterns. A glimpse of the classification of knots and a little about prime knots, crossing numbers and. . . .

Fractions and Percentages Card Game

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Match the cards of the same value.

Ratio Pairs 3

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Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

Connect Three

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

Khun Phaen Escapes to Freedom

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

Got It

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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.

Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

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Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

Wallpaper Sudoku

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A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

Tower Rescue

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

Twin Corresponding Sudoku

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

Game of PIG - Sixes

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

Sprouts

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

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.

Have You Got It?

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

18 Hole Light Golf

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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?

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

Tangram Pictures

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

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?

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?

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.

Sprouts Explained

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

This article invites you to get familiar with a strategic game called "sprouts". The game is simple enough for younger children to understand, and has also provided experienced mathematicians with. . . .

Patience

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

Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

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

First Connect Three for Two

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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.

Spiralling Decimals

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

Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

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

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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. . . .

Domino Magic Rectangle

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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...

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.

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?

Ratio Sudoku 2

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A Sudoku with clues as ratios.