Tic Tac Toe is a simple online game for up to four players who take turns marking the spaces in a 3×3 grid. The player who succeeds in placing three of their marks in a diagonal, horizontal, or vertical row is the winner. This game is also known as noughts and crosses.
Click on the grid to place your X or O.
Play against the computer or against four players.
To win, get three Xs or Os in a row whilst trying to block your opponents who are trying to do the same thing.
A unique feature of this game if you play in multiplayer mode you can play with up to 4 different players and play across 2, 3, or 4 different boards.
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Children and parents can play this simple tic tac toe game by clicking in the window below.
Alternatively kids and adults can play this tic tac toe game for free as a web application here.
Multiplayer Tic Tac Toe for Kids Game Play Instructions
How to Play
Select the number of players and take turns to draw your chosen character, and X or an O. Try to line up three in a row to win.
Starting the Game
Click on the black arrows in the box to select the number of players.
The game supports between one and four players.
Player 1 is represented by blue circles.
Player 2 is represented by red crosses (or capital X).
Player 3 is represented by purple triangles
Player 4 is represented by black squares.
Press the blue arrow to start.
Each player is presented with a game grid, similar to the paper version.
Click or tap on a vacant square to add either an X or O
Try to get three characters in a row. If you do, you win.
Try to block your opponent getting three characters in a row.
If you want to restart or quit the game, click the hamburger button top right and make your selection.
This game is simple. The feature set is basic but is all that is required to play the game. It has the added benefit of not using up paper!
The game is ideal for younger kids, though the computer doesn’t provide much of a challenge for adults. This is better as a multi-player game.
How To Win Tic Tac Toe & Invincible Game Strategy
There are only 125,168 games of Tic-Tac-Toe. It is possible to never be beaten, if you know the right strategy.
The player who goes first will win about twice as often as the player that goes second. Try to go first.
The trick is to avoid the edges. The corners and the centre are safest moves.
If player one moves in the corner for the first move, player two must take the center.
If you take three corners, you have three options. This is also a good tactic.
Here’s a winning strategy where you can win or tie every single Tic Tac Toe/Noughts and Crosses game!
If you get the first move place your piece in any corner.
If the competitor places their piece in any position other than the center square you will win.
Place your piece in an adjacent or opposing corner and keep working the corners until you have 2 options to win, one of which they block and the other you play.
If the competitor picks the middle spot you place your second play diagonally from the first play.
If they then pick a side you will go back and forth and end up in a tie.
If they pick another corner then you lay in the remaining corner and are guaranteed a win.
This game was featured prominently in the cult classic movie War Games, where they have the computer play itself to try to learn that the game is unwinnable to try to stop a nuclear war.
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Mobile Friendly Cross Browser Support
This game is rendered in mobile-friendly HTML5, so it offers cross-device gameplay. You can play it on mobile devices like Apple iPhones, Google Android powered cell phones from manufactures like Samsung, tablets like the iPad or Kindle Fire, laptops, and Windows-powered desktop computers. All game files are stored locally in your web browser cache. This game works in Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and other modern web browsers.
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