**Morpion Solitaire - List of the site's news
added June 4th 2008**

- Impressive results from
**Michael Quist**: - Enumeration of distinct possible grids for each game (5D, 5T, 4D, 4T) and also for 3D/3T.
- Thanks to his enumeration, 4T and
4D games are now solved! Their maximum scores are 62 and 35 moves, meaning
that the
**Hyyrö-Poranen**records will never be beaten! - Nice 5T symmetrical grid of 136 moves, and nice 5D symmetrical grid of 68 moves.
- 60 and 34 moves are optimum for 4T and 4D symmetrical grids
- Confirmation of my worst scores
- New
record at the 5T game using a different initial pattern, constructed by
**Marc Lapierre**: 187 moves. - Astonishing remark by
**Marc Lapierre**, never done before: the first record of 150 moves by**C. W. Millington**in 1972 had really... 149 moves only!!! - New page on variants, games for one or two players:
*Connector*, thanks to**Walter Joris***Morpiae*, thanks to**Vincent Everaert***Finite 3D/3T*, who can find a smaller score with this new pattern ?*Scaffold*by**C. Croft**, thanks to**Eric Solomon**and**David Wells**- Interesting remark from
**Lee Morgenstern**: it seems that 3T and 3D games are always infinite. Who can prove that? - By
**Daniel Goffinet**, two precisions on his testimony: the name of the game was already "Morpion Solitaire" at Paris in 1962/63, and he invented the notion of "potential". - Because I like this
*first*sentence of his*first*paper on this game in 1974, quotation of**Pierre Berloquin**added at the beginning of the Rules page.

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