Saturday, 12 April 2014

How to win at games that are not chess

Over at Huffington Post, there is a link to a video that shows you how to win at 5 classic board games. They include Monopoly,  Battleship, Connect 4, Hungry, Hungry Hippos and Chess. While the advice seems sensible for the first 4, the advice for chess (as the decision to include it) is not so good.
The strategies seems to be influenced by a loose reading of game theory, although I'm not sure how deeply the analysis runs. But if you are looking for an edge the next time you hold a games night, the you can look at the story here.

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