A two-player Game. There is a winning strategy for the first player if there is an even number of cells on each side; otherwise, there is a winning strategy for the second player.

**References**

Gardner, M. Ch. 8 in *The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles & Diversions.* New York, NY:
Simon and Schuster, 1959.

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