How to play Dots and Boxes?

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In this article, you can read about the basic rules of the game Dots and Boxes and learn how to play. The object of the game is to have the most points.


On a piece of paper draw a grid of dots. The grid may be of any size. Two players take turns adding a single horizontal or vertical line between two an adjoint adjacent dots. The player who completes the fourth side of a 1×1 box earns one point and takes another turn. Record the point by placing a mark that identifies the player in the box such as an initial. The game ends when no more lines can be placed. The winner is the player with the most points.

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