How to Play Tic Tac Toe in 7 Easy Steps

How to Play Tic Tac Toe in 7 Easy Steps

Playing is very important, as it's an activity aimed to enjoy and have fun, basically as a distraction. There are many kinds of games, according to the number of people or the activity the players would like to do (physical, auditive, mathematical,...) Tic Tac Toe is a very easy game that can be played without the need of having too many things. Also, it can be played anywhere as long as you have a piece of paper and a pen. It might seem like a very simple game but the truth is that you can make strategies and be the best at it. Also, it is a very easy game to teach children given that the rules are extremely easy. In this OneHowTo article we will explain how to play Tic Tac Toe in seven steps, in case you are not sure about how to play.

You'll need:
Steps to follow:

To play Tic Tac Toe you'll need a 3x3 board as seen in the photo. The aim of the game is to mark spaces on the board alternately until one of the players gets 3 in a row. The line can be horizontal, diagonal or vertical.


One player will use the X symbol and the other will use O. For example, the first player (X) will start playing and will mark his/her symbol on one of the boxes.


The next player (O) will mark another box.


Now it's X's turn again.


Player O has another turn.


X marks another box.


O marks another box and has got three in a row, or Tic Tac Toe! Player O has won the game.

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  • You can play Tic Tac Toe to the best of 5 or 7, to make the game last a little longer.