Talk:Cheskers

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Proposed deletion of Cheskers[edit]

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A proposed deletion template has been added to the article Cheskers, suggesting that it be deleted according to the proposed deletion process because of the following concern:

Game does not appear to be notable, I can't find any instances of it being covered by anything even approaching reliable sourcing.

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I (hawo1701) added the first draft of this page. I agree that the game is not widely known, and spending a separate page on it is debatable. However, it's a genuine game, proposed by a third party and I give reference to a source that describes the rules. S. Golomb is a well-known mathematician and I believe his game deserves higher profile by being added here. Also, this pages is of concrete use: we use this game in a computer science course to implement an AI (I am a lecturer in computer science [1]) and one reason for putting the page online was to give a canonical description of the rules for reference to students implementing the game. I plan to extend the page during our course.