The familiar pencil-and-paper game "Dots and Boxes" hides astounding strategic complexity when played on grids larger than a handful of boxes. Join Elwyn Berlekamp, a recognized world authority on strategic play, as he reveals the surprising depth in this seemingly simple children's game. Berlekamp will show us subtle tactics, connections with other games, and the state of the art in the study of Dots and Boxes. Plus, you are likely to learn how you and your family can beat the neighbors in this perennially-loved pastime.
This event is recommended for ages 10 and up.