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Dots and Boxes

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Dots and boxes also known as squares is a puzzle game where the aim is to make more squares than your opponents.


This is a game played with a pen and piece of paper. A player make a horizontal or vertical line to join 2 dots together. If the line completes a square then the player gets to put their initial in the box and play again.

You can find out about opportunities to play Dots and Boxes live at the timetable. Please report any external links that have broken or have changed to contain inappropriate material. More information about how tournament play works can be found in clocks and in MSO rules.

MSO Dots and Boxes Champions

2008 David Kotin Belarus Olympiad Champion
2008 Alain Dekker South Africa Olympiad Champion

Full results and other winners can be found in Results.