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I would suggest an alternate (simpler) strategy:


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The player who can win is by this strategy:


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First player wins Example:


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Let's name the lines. +---+---+ | K | +---+ L + J + | H I | + G +---+---+ | | +---+---+ F + | D E | + C + A +---+ | B | +---+---+ The winner can be found by analyzing the game regardless of the position. Now that we know the winner, who is which color? And Bob's last move would ...


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Second player wins. After that, Then, On first player's second turn, In the end, Alternately,


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