Triangulation Coloring Game
Example 1: Simple Path Dual
The First Metamorphosis
Example 2: Simple Branching Tree Dual
The Second Metamorphosis
The Game Kayles
The Last Incarnation
Introduced by Dudeney and independently also by Sam Loyd,
who originally called it 'Rip Van Winkle's Game'.
Description [BCG01]: Each player, when it is his turn to move, may take 1 or 2 beans from a heap, and, if he likes, split what is left of that heap into two smaller heaps.
Oswin Aichholzer, David Bremner, Erik D. Demaine, Ferran Hurtado, Evangelos Kranakis, Hannes Krasser, Suneeta Ramaswami, Saurabh Sethia, and Jorge Urrutia, "Geometric Games on Triangulations", in Proceedings of the 19th European Workshop of Computational Geometry, Bonn, Germany, March 24-26, 2003, to appear.
E.R.Berlekamp, J.H. Conway, R. K. Guy, "Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays", Academic Press (1982). Second edition in print, A K Peters Ltd., (2001).
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