Connect Four



The Connect 4 is a two-player connection game. It is widely popular by other names such as Captain’s Mistress, Four Up, Plot Four, Find Four, Four in a Row, Four in a Line and Gravities. These different names are used in different countries where this game is popularly played. Although this game is called differently, the rules are basically the same. This game is played between two players wherein they are to choose a color first. This means that player one has a different color from player two.


As the game begins, the two players will then take turns in dropping their colored discs into a seven-column, six-row vertically suspended grid. The main objective in playing the game Connect 4 is for a player to be able to be the first to form a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line of four of their own discs.

When playing this game, it is very important that the player takes note of their moves as well as the moves of their opponent so that they can effectively put on a strategy that can be very beneficial in winning the game.

It has also been known that the Connect 4 is a solved game and that the first player has the biggest chance of winning as long as they play the right moves. But nonetheless, both players always have a chance of winning as long as they can effectively outsmart one another. Indeed, this game is perfect to stir your minds.

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