Two players alternatively erase some 9 numbers from the sequence 1,2,...,101
until only two remain. The player that starts wins x−54 dollars from the
player that plays second, x being the absolute value of the difference between the remaining
Would you rather be the first or the second player?
Explain your decision by providing your strategy.
(In reply to Winning Strategy (spoiler)
by Steve Herman)
I think Your Problem is solved