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Connect Four Children's Game  

Connect Four Game Rules


Connect Four Children's Game Instructions


Average Price: $20.00 Ages: 7+
Playing Time: 15 - 30 min. Players: 2
(57.42%) (155 Votes)
Object:
To win Connect Four you must be the first player to get four of your colored checkers in a row either horizontally, vertically or diagonally.

Contents:
Connect Four will come with a grid, 2 end supports, 21 red checkers and 21 black checkers, and the official Connect Four game rules and instructions.

Connect Four Children's Game Rules:
Please keep in mind that the official Connect Four childrens rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions on how to play Connect Four.


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Adrianna White says:
03-30-2011
we are having a debate about can you get connect 5 in a game of connect for...someone please tell me yes or no
 
Jim says:
10-01-2010
Of course you win if you connect 5 -- it's double win, because you now have two sets of 4 connected, depending in which end you count from!
 
Jim says:
10-01-2010
A group of 5 wins the game; this is verified by reading the paper referenced in Wikipedia's Connect Four article (https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Connect_Four); "Victor Allis's Master's Thesis containing the solution of the game" http://www.connectfour.net/Files/connect4.pdf Section 2.1, paragraph 3 states "If one player has more than one connected group this position can only be legal if these groups share a square which contains the last man played." Groups of more than 4 are constructed by the final tile played joining two groups of less than 4 together. A "5" can be constructed by joining two sets of 2, or a 3 and a 1. A "6" can be created by joining a 3 and a 2. A "7" can only be made by joining two sets of 3.
 
tico says:
02-15-2010
We're having a debate about the five in a row too. Is it a win if you connect five?
 
Kindra Horton says:
08-31-2009
We are playing at the Boys and Girls Club and we are debating about if you get five in a row do you still win? We need a answer help?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Syu says:
07-13-2009
We're having a debate about the five in a row too. Is it a win if you connect five?
 
Sims says:
06-14-2009
If a person gets five in a row, does he or she still win? We are having a debate about this.
 
Sarah P. says:
11-14-2007
this game is SO MUCH FUN!! i love it because it is easy to play...and a simple game to understand!
 
 
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