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### Crossword 1

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

A mathematically themed crossword.

### 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.

### 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.

### Fractions and Percentages Card Game

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

Match the cards of the same value.

### Connect Three

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

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

### Jam

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Cubic Net

##### Age 14 to 18 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!

### Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

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

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

### Ratio Pairs 3

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

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

### 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-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.

### 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.

### 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.

### Nim

##### Age 14 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 loser is the player who takes the last counter.

### 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

### Winning Lines

##### Age 7 to 16

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

### Jam

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players

### 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.

### The Triangle Game

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

Can you discover whether this is a fair game?

### 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?

### One, Three, Five, Seven

##### Age 11 to 16 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.

### Nim-like Games

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

A collection of games on the NIM theme

### Intersection Sudoku 1

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

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Ratio Sudoku 2

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

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### Pole Star Sudoku

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Behind the Rules of Go

##### Age 14 to 18

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.

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Follow-up to the February Game Rules of FEMTO.

### Sprouts Explained

##### Age 7 to 18

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. . . .

### Intersection Sudoku 2

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

A Sudoku with a twist.

### 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?

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

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

### 9 Hole Light Golf

##### Age 5 to 18 Challenge Level:

We think this 3x3 version of the game is often harder than the 5x5 version. Do you agree? If so, why do you think that might be?

### 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.

##### Age 11 to 16 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.

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

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

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

### 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.

### Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

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

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

### Turnablock

##### Age 14 to 16 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.

### 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.

### Ratio Sudoku 1

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

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### Wallpaper Sudoku

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

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

### FEMTO

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A new card game for two players.

### History Mystery

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

Can you identify the mathematicians?

### 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.

### Diagonal Product Sudoku

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

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

### Wari

##### Age 14 to 16 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

##### Age 14 to 18

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

### 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.

### 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.