Two players start with a 2xN grid of squares. Each player, in turn, may take either a single square or a 2x2 block of squares. The player who takes the last square loses.
For what values of N does player 2 win?
(In reply to re: Spoiling moves, spoiler for 2x3 and 2x4
The problem is fine.
The tactical element seems to give rise to complications however.
Posted by broll
on 2019-01-17 22:24:23