TITLE

Misadventure with the checkerboard

AUTHOR(S)
Shen, Alexander
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall99, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the strategy of Marko in the checkers game. Rules and mechanics of the game; Advantage of Darko over Marko; Isomorphisms of the game.
ACCESSION #
2393400

 

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