Board games documentations
- Minimax and Alpha-Beta algorithms
To understand how the computer plays, by using these mechanisms, see (in english) the Amy S. Biermann page(http://www.etext.caltech.edu/Misc/AB1/paper.html), now unavailable, but for a while on this Pressibus site.
Where is it ? Where is it ? See also our page Links.
- Awale, Tangram, Solitaire and some others games
They are analysed in the french site Homo Ludens, very well done. With many java applets !!
History and variants, in english.
The Nicolas Guibert site (in english) does the honours for this noble game.
The site of the french federation is badly constructed, except for the discovery part. The Web Go Page Index (in english) allows to find some Windows games to download and presents other links.
- Renju / Gomoku
The purpose is to align 5 pieces. In France, it is known as "Petites croix" or "Morpion", but in Asia it is very popular and the name is Renju or Gomoku. However it is badly done, you may visit the Renju International Federation site.
- Reversi (Othello)
See our sub-site The Reversi album, and its page "Documentations".
- Lists of links toward others strategy board games sites
To enlarge your searches to many others sites, see the corresponding french Nomade or english Yahoo page. And don't forget the following pages of this site !