Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Special interest : Intake Two - Playing Nim

Playing Nim

• Got It is an adding game for two players. It is a version of a well-known game called Nim.

• Start with the Got It target '23'

• The first player chooses a whole number from 1 to 4.

• Players take turns to add a whole number from 1 to 4 to the running total.

• The player who hits the target of 23 wins the game.

• Play the game several times.

Can you find a winning strategy?

Can you always win?

Does your strategy depend on whether or not

you go first?

Please pop your answers on the blog


  1. If you get 18, you win!

  2. Olivia2:11 pm

    When we played the game Nim we found a winning strategy.
    If your opponent gets 18 you have lost or if you get 18 your opponent has lost.

  3. The game Nim was a very fun game.
    I think I know the winning strategy...
    It's try get to 18 and u will win.

  4. Yes,I think
    I will answer
    the same as khan
    your regards,Robert