Monthly Archives: September 2014

Probabilistic Tic-Tac-Toe solution

This is a follow-up to the previous post about a Hollywood Squares-style game of probabilistic Tic-Tac-Toe, where a selected square is marked with the player’s symbol (say, X) with some fixed probability , but with the opponent’s symbol (O) with … Continue reading

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Probabilistic Tic-Tac-Toe

This past week, I was presented with what I thought was a very interesting problem: what is the optimal strategy in the game Tic-Tac-Toe? Okay, so maybe that’s not actually a very interesting problem.  Although I think it can be a … Continue reading

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