The Ins and Outs of Peg Solitaire

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Oxford University Press, 1992 - Solitaire (Board game) - 275 pages
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For mathematical game enthusiasts, the 33-hole Peg Solitaire board presents many intriguing and difficult problems, far more fascinating than the simple problems set out in manufacturers' instructions, and behind these problems lies interesting mathematical theory. Beasley, an internationally known expert on Peg Solitaire, surveys the history of the game, shows how to play it simply and well, explains the theory behind it, and offers over 200 problems and their solutions in over 550 diagrams. Mathematical game fans aged twelve and over will find hours of enjoyment in this book.

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Solitaire introduced
Solitaire made easy
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About the Author:
John Beasley is a freelance computing expert who has studied Peg Solitaire since 1960 and made many original discoveries about the game. He has also composed and published over fifty chess problems and endgame studies, and represented Great Britain in two World Chess Solving Championships in 1977 and 1978.

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