Connect Capture

A game mixing dots and boxes with chess. Completing a box activates the enclosed chess piece, capturing other activated chess pieces.

Dots and Boxes - Dots and Hexagons

Reviews standard rules, and introduces the analogous game on a hexagonal board.

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics: Dots a

Entry with rules, basic strategy, and references.

Postings from rec.games.abstract about Dots and Bo

Includes a survey of the mathematical and computational literature.

Stop Gate

A variation of Dots and Boxes that can be played on a checkerboard or on paper.

Talk by Elwyn Berlekamp: Dots and Boxes, and relat

Streaming-video hour-long special seminar held at MSRI on September 13, 1999 describes the mathematics behind winning strategies.

Talk by Katherine Scott: Loony Dots and Boxes Endg

Streaming-video 30-minute talk held at MSRI during the Combinatorial Game Theory Research Workshop, July 24-28, 2000. Describes a particular type of endgame which arises frequently in practice and can be solved in polynomial time.