# The Game of Nim

It's you against the computer!
Remove any number of sticks from any one row by clicking on them.

Whoever removes the last stick wins!

The Ancient Game Of Nim

Take turns with the computer to remove sticks from the rows of sticks above. You can remove a stick by clicking on it. You can remove as many sticks from the same row as you like. When you have finished your turn click the button for the computer to have a turn. Whoever removes the last stick is the winner.

A simpler version of Nim is called The Subtraction Game.

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Here on the Transum website there are many other interactive strategy games for you to try.

#### Strategy Games

Click the picture above to go to the Transum Strategy Games collection. Each game requires some mental arithmetic or logic.

The short web address is:

Transum.org/go/?to=strategy

#### 23 or Bust

Two players take it in turns to move the object on to a number in the pentagram. The object of the game is to reach a total of 23.

The short web address is:

Transum.org/go/?to=23

#### Fifteen

A mental arithmetic strategy game for a wide range of abilities. Play against the computer to select three numbers that add up to fifteen.

The short web address is:

Transum.org/go/?to=fifteen

#### BIDMAS Game

An online interactive game for two players or teams celebrating the order of mathematical operations. The first to claim four cells in a line wins.

The short web address is:

Transum.org/go/?to=bidmasgame

Did you know that the word nim is an old English verb meaning take?

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