Why Do We like Tic Tac Toe?

We like Tic Tac Toe

People across the world enjoy playing this simple game. Tic Tac Toe (TCT) is a classic and students usually learn how to play it in kindergarten where they compete against each other or an adult who tries to help them win (not that we like to tell them we know how to win.) It’s boredom … Read more

Can You Win Tic Tac Toe Going Second?

Win Tic Tac Toe Going Second

In Tic Tac Toe, there are many possible strategies for victory. The most obvious strategy is to simply ensure that your opponent cannot get three in a row by ensuring that you win all of the Tic Tacs so that you never lose a Tic Tac yourself. Another less obvious strategy is to try and … Read more

Where Does the Saying Tic Tac Toe Come from?

the Saying Tic Tac Toe Come from

Tic-tac-toe is the American name for “noughts and crosses”, which may have its origin in “tick-tack”, the name of an old version of backgammon first described in 1558. The US renamed “noughts and crosses” as “tic-tac-toe” in the 20th century. Tic Tac Toe has been a game played by children for centuries and is now … Read more