Zero Game

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In combinatorial game theory, the term zero game (or simply zero) means any abstract game in which the first player to move loses; all such games are equal (in the CGT sense).

Zero has a canonical form, one that may be reduced no further, which is ``{ | }``. Note that this game has no options, and is therefore a loss for the first player. Of course, zero is also written as ``0``.

See also

  • Zero in CGT terms (something of a misnomer, perhaps) examples of zero games in go
  • Abstract game for basic definitions, and details of the four outcome classes, of which zero is one.

Zero Game last edited by PJTraill on March 20, 2019 - 01:16
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