Types of games
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Most gambling games appeal to chance: pure gambling (lottery, roulette …) reasoned gambling practiced with cards like poker, or dice as backgammon. In pure gambling, strategies that attempt to increase the chances are called martingales. People who engage in these … Read More

Games
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We can define the game as a physical or mental leisure activity, subject to conventional rules, to which engages for entertainment, get pleasure and fun. Cooperation and competition Whether in the form of two symmetrical teams or in a relationship … Read More

Game classification
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Games may be classified and sub-classified according to many different criteria. Each scheme has its own advantages and disadvantages. What sort of challenge / skill is involved (e.g. abstract calculation, anagramming, luck, bluffing, verbalizing, coordination, speed, etc.)? This leads to … Read More

Anthropology of games
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Games, being a characteristic human activity strongly determined by custom and the frequent subjects of folklore, have been the subject of anthropological investigations. Classes of games While many different subdivisions have been proposed, anthropologists classify games under three major headings, … Read More

The chess Grandmaster Bobby Fisher died today
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Robert James Fischer died today at a hospital in Reykjavik, Iceland. Fischer became famous as a teenager for his chess-playing ability, and in 1972 he became the official World Chess Champion. In 1975 he refused to defend the title when … Read More