Brussels Sprouts


Paper and pencil

Number of players:


The Set-up:

A smallish number of crosses ( + ) are drawn.

A Move:

Extend one arm of a cross by a curve which ends at another arm of the same or a different cross. Now add a new cross-bar at some place along this new curve. Curves must not cross or touch other curves or crosses.

You win:

If your opponent has no valid move.


An example of the first few moves of a 2-cross game:

Variants: See Sprouts

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