# Resources tagged with: Games

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Broad Topics > Thinking Mathematically > Games

### Intersection Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Intersection Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Got It

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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.

### Jam

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Nim

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge 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.

### Pentanim

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A game for 2 players with similarities 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.

### Sliding Puzzle

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge 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.

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge 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.

### 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.

### One, Three, Five, Seven

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

A collection of games on the NIM theme

### The Triangle Game

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Can you discover whether this is a fair game?

### Winning Lines

##### Age 7 to 16

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

### Have You Got It?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Nim-7 for Two

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Jam

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

A game for 2 players

### Nim-7

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Square It

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge 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.

### Latin Lilies

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.

### Wallpaper Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

### Ratio Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### 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. . . .

### Wari

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge 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?

### Diagonal Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Ratio Sudoku 3

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios or fractions.

### Ratio Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

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

##### Age 11 to 18Challenge Level

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. . . .

### Seasonal Twin Sudokus

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Estimating Angles

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

How good are you at estimating angles?

### Diamond Collector

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Collect as many diamonds as you can by drawing three straight lines.

### Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Got it for Two

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Slippery Snail

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A game for two people, who take turns to move the counters. The player to remove the last counter from the board wins.

### Twinkle Twinkle

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge 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.

### Sprouts

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Patience

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### 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. . . .

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Follow-up to the February Game Rules of FEMTO.

### 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.

### Property Chart

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game in which players take it in turns to try to draw quadrilaterals (or triangles) with particular properties. Is it possible to fill the game grid?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy.

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Snail Trails

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters. Players take turns to roll the die, then move that number of squares in. . . .

### Fifteen

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

### Low Go

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge 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.

### Tangram Pictures

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Charlie's Delightful Machine

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

### Spiralling Decimals

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Factors and Multiples Game for Two

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?