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A board game played by two players on a board of 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid, with 64 playing pieces that are black on one side and white on the other. Each player alternates laying a piece on the board, and if a player places a piece so that one or more of an opponent's pieces lie between that piece and another of that player's pieces, that player flips the opponent's piece or pieces to that player's color. After all pieces have been laid, the player with the most pieces showing his or her color wins.

[Originally a proprietary name.]
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(Games, other than specified) a game played on a draughtboard with 64 pieces, black on one side and white on the other. When pieces are captured, they are turned over to join the capturing player's forces; the winner is the player who fills the board with pieces of his or her colour
[C19: from French; see reverse]
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Many persons envied the quiet existence of this old bachelor, spent on whist, boston, backgammon, reversi, and piquet, all well played, on dinners well digested, snuff gracefully inhaled, and tranquil walks about the town.
These include Backgammon, Checkers, Spades, Hearts, Reversi, and MSN Go on Windows XP, Windows ME, and Windows 7, the official release notes.
(24.) Forcella L, Di Donato A, Reversi S, Fattorini E, Boscolo P.
For example, in some studies (Bossaert, Colpin, Pijl, & Petry, 2012 & Langher, Ricci, Reversi, & Citarelli, 2010), loneliness among children with learning disabilities in public elementary and middle schools is shown to be linked to difficulties in peer relationships in class compared to students with no disabilities.
The strategy board game Reversi is also marketed under which name, a Shakespearean character?
"The yarn is the protagonist this year," she declares, singling out the Reversi, a tartan-inspired design.
When we hear the words "strategy board game" we tend to think of classic counter-moving games such as chess, draughts (checkers), Reversi (Othello), Chinese checkers, or Stratego.
(38) <<Haec igitur omnia retineamus, dilectissimi, ac domun reversi duplicem mensam apponamus, unam ciborum, alteram sacrae lectionis: et vir quidem ea quae dicta sunt repelat, uxor autem ediscat, audiant liberi, neque famuli ea lectione fraudentur.
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom, July 30, 2012 --( As Kwalee approach the release of their second iOS game, Pussy Flip: Purrfect Reversi, the development teams behind them have been working hard to complete their turn-based games.
In light of this conception of the hidden enemy, a better game for the 1930s might be a modified version of Reversi.
* If you can't find any counters, look for glass vase fillers in a discount store, or use the pieces out of a Go or Reversi set