Questions tagged [reversi]

For puzzles regarding the board game Reversi. Also known as Othello.

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Clear board in Othello (Generalisation)

Based on Clear board in Othello If we have an $2m\times 2n$ Othello board ($m\geq n\geq 2$), and the centre $4$ squares have the usual starting position, then for what all values of $m$ and $n$ ...
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Othello - Most number of legal moves in a given turn

I asked this over on boardgames SE, and was directed to post here in hopes of getting an answer. Original post is here: https://boardgames.stackexchange.com/questions/29824/othello-most-number-of-...
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Clear board in Othello

Is there a valid set of moves in Othello that allows a win score of 64-0 for either player? And is there record of any such game in the past?
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Don't bully your cousin at Reversi

Title (only) inspired by Don't bully your little sister at chess Prologue Well, this happened when I played Reversi with my cousin a few days ago... I, not being as nice as @Arnold ...
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Symetrical, locked Othello game

This is an unusual ask, but bear with me... One night back in the 1970's. I was playing Othello with a friend when I realised that, not only were there no more moves with four empty spaces remaining ...