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Oddwins (Posted on 2006-10-03) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A game of 11 marbles wherein each player can either pick one or two marbles from the total. Starting from Player A & then Player B alternatively. This continues till all the marbles are picked. The winner is the one having odd number of marbles.

What is the strategy to be followed for Player A & B to win?. What happens for higher total number of marbles (13, 15 etc )?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Salil    
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  Subject Author Date
Ground-up solutionAvalonXQ2008-12-16 23:08:52
Solutionfor 13 marbles, 15 marblesCharlie2006-10-04 09:34:28
Solutionfor 11 marblesCharlie2006-10-04 09:20:20
re(2): Trial and errorTamir2006-10-04 08:22:33
Some Thoughtsre: Trial and errorFederico Kereki2006-10-03 20:27:23
SolutionAlmost mystic solutionFederico Kereki2006-10-03 20:24:41
SolutionTrial and errorTamir2006-10-03 17:41:56
SolutionMaybe this worksJLo2006-10-03 17:27:01
re: Solution (spoiler) - PROBLEMFederico Kereki2006-10-03 16:47:39
re: Solution (spoiler) - PROBLEMFederico Kereki2006-10-03 16:47:34
Some ThoughtsSolution (spoiler)Larry2006-10-03 16:33:48
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