The Six Squares Game

by Paul Nahay
pnahay@sprynet.com

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Instructions

The Pieces: The two 'X' markers are yours, the one 'O' marker is the computer's.
Your Goal: To trap the 'O' marker in one of the two end squares, by blocking it in with both your 'X' markers so that the 'O' cannot move.
How to Move: Click on the 'X' you want to move, and then click on the space you want to move it to. All markers can move only to adjacent, non-diagonal, unoccupied squares.
The Challenge: See how many moves it takes you to trap the 'O'.  Believe it or not, it can be done in only 6 moves!