Winning ways for your mathematical plays

by Elwyn R. Berlekamp

Publisher: A.K. Peters in Natick, Mass

Written in English
Published: Pages: 801 Downloads: 821
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This is a text on games and how to play them intelligently. In this volume, the authors examine games played in clubs, giving case studies for coin and paper-and-pencil games, such as Dots-and-Boxes and Nimstring.

Edition Notes

StatementElwyn R. Berlkamp, John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy. Vol.3.
ContributionsConway, John H. 1937-, Guy, Richard K., 1916-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi,p.p.461-801 ;
Number of Pages801
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22125493M
ISBN 101568811438

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