A game is defined as a conflict involving gains and losses between two or more opponents who follow formal rules. The study of games belongs to a branch of mathematics known as game theory.

See also

Board, Cards, Categorical Game, Draw, Fair Game, Finite Game, Futile Game, Game of Life, Game Theory, Hypergame, Impartial Game, Misère-Form Game, Normal-Form Game, Partisan Game, Unfair Game

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Game." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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