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Y (The Game of Y)

Leaderboard

Period

Modern

Category Board, Space, Connection

Description

Place pieces to connect all three board sides.

Rules

Players take turns placing a piece of their colour on an empty cell. A player wins by connecting all three board sides with a connected group of their pieces.

Origin

USA.

Author

J. W. Milnor

Creation date

1952

Ludeme Description

Y.lud

Concepts

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Reference

M. Gardner, `The Game of Hex', The 2nd Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions, Simon and Schuster, 1959; C. Schensted and C. Titus, Mudcrack Y & Poly-Y, NEO Press, 1975.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.601

BGG.5242

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