Questions tagged [infinite-games]

Infinite games. Combinatorial game theory for infinite two-player games of perfect information. Infinitary aspects of common recreational games. Open games, clopen games. Determinacy. Transfinite game values. Topological games.

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A simple game on infinite chessboard

Player $A$ chooses two queens and an arbitrary finite number of bishops on $\infty \times \infty$ chessboard and places them wherever he/she wants. Then player $B$ chooses one knight and places him ...
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Why the set of outcomes generated by a fixed strategy of one player in Gale-Stewart game is a perfect set?

In the proof that there is a payoff set $X$ such that the Gale-Stewart game is not determined(see here, Proposition 3.1.). I don't know why $X$, the set of all outcomes generated by a fixed strategy ...
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Question on proof that Gale-Stewart game is determined for open sets

An infinite game of perfect information consists of a finite set $A$ of moves, two players and a set $X \subseteq A^{\mathbb N}$ of winning conditions for player I. By convention player I makes the ...
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Question about probability in infinite game of chance

Imagine a game where you start with \$100 and toss a coin repeatedly. If it's heads - you lose \$1, if its tails - you double your money. Game ends when you lose all the money. Given infinite amount ...
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Gale-Stewart game

Let's look at the Gale-Stewart game on $\mathbb N^{\mathbb N}$ space (it consists of infinite sequences of natural numbers). There are 2 players: $A$ and $B$. They write one natural number by turns (A ...
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A question on topological game

This is from the paper: LEFT SEPARATED SPACES WITH POINT-COUNTABLE BASES by WILLIAM G. FLEISSNER. It is a little difficult for me to understand that what's the meaning of $I$ wins, and $II$ wins. ...