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elegant game of strategy invented in the 1940's, Hex is no
longer available commercially but has recently seen an increase
The players take turns placing their pieces on any unoccupied hex. The object
of the game is for each player to connect their sides of the board with an unbroken
chain of their own pieces. For White, the chain of white pieces would run from
the lower left to upper right edge. For Black, from the lower right to upper
left. The chain
may twist and turn freely on its way from one edge to the other.
plays first, but cannot make its opening move on the center
hex. Play continues until one side or the other has won; the
game cannot end in a draw. Click
here to play a similar game - bridges.