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Chinese Checkers

  1. Nov 28, 2003 #1
    Is there an optimal strategy for Chinese Checkers?
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 28, 2003 #2
    First you need an abacus...
  4. Nov 28, 2003 #3
    So in otherwords, no. Interesting.
  5. Nov 28, 2003 #4
    Great game though! I actually played with my family yesterday during thanksgiving! I came in second :smile:
  6. Nov 28, 2003 #5
    The question may be whether the optimum stategy is a learnable heuristic or computationally inscrutable.
  7. Nov 29, 2003 #6
    i have played chinese checkers for few time. ofcourse i'm not an expert. but i have a lot of friends that are expert in this field. if you want to know the strategy, there is a lot of books out that teach you strategy about chinese checkers. i heard that the strategy is just like the strtegy for a real war.
  8. Nov 29, 2003 #7
    The strategy is the same as Chess. You have general, soldiers, carts, cannons, horses, and officers protecting the general.
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