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This list is for games for which there is literature. Literature refers to a description of the game and its rules, the strategy and tactics, as well as example games. All of these must be included and the information presented should have a certain depth. If something is missing, then do not list it here. A mathematical analysis just by itself does not count.

The information should either come as a book, ebook, or as a website. If the literature takes the form of a book, then please give the ISBN (or similar) as well as the language of the book. If it is an ebook or a website, then give the URL. I will not accept defunct websites. Items not fitting the description will be deleted.

There are traditional games for which there is more than enough literature, i.e. Chess and Go. They will appear here for the sake of completeness without listing any specific literature.
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1. Board Game: Arimaa [Average Rating:7.37 Overall Rank:1353]
Benedikt Rosenau
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Wikibook in English: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Arimaa
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2. Board Game: Backgammon [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:917]
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3. Board Game: Black Box [Average Rating:6.35 Overall Rank:2084]
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Black Box Game Book, by Eric Solomon
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4. Board Game: Bohnanza [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:281]
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Bohnanza Das Fanbuch and Das Grosse Bohnanza Buch
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5. Board Game: Boxes [Average Rating:4.64 Overall Rank:10901]
Benedikt Rosenau
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Book: ''The Dots-and-Boxes Game: Sophisticated Child's Play'' by Elwyn Berlekamp, ISBN 1-56881-129-2.

A Wiki page by wccanard: http://wccanard.wetpaint.com/.


Both in English
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6. Board Game: Bridge [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:298]
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Save for Chess, I've found more books written on Bridge than on any other game.
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7. Board Game: Canasta [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:2150]
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Many books have been written about the game, including Goren on Canasta.
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8. Board Game: Checkers [Average Rating:4.84 Overall Rank:11129]
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9. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:328] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
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10. Board Game: Cluedo Super Sleuth [Average Rating:6.16 Overall Rank:6178]
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https://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&safe=off&client=firefo...
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11. Board Game: Diplomacy [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:363]
Alfred Wallace
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Champaign
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Which brought on The Gamers' Guide to Diplomacy and some other material.
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12. Board Game: Fanorona [Average Rating:6.42 Overall Rank:3946]
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A few books in English and French..

Fanorona by Eris Rabedaoro
Fanorona: The National Game of Madagascar by J. Chauvicourt
Fanorona: The Classic Game of Tactical Skill from Madagascar by Ernest Rabeony
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13. Board Game: Go [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:70]
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14. Board Game: Hanafuda [Average Rating:6.64 Overall Rank:2257]
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The representative image is actually of the book...
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15. Board Game: Hex [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1822]
Benedikt Rosenau
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Hex Wiki - http://www.hexwiki.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
Book: ''Hex Strategy, Making the Right Connections'' by Cameron Browne (ISBN-13: 978-1568811178)

Both in English
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16. Board Game: Hive [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:147]
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Ebook in English: ''Play Hive Like A Champion'' by Randy Ingersoll, available at: http://www.playhivelikeachampion.com/.
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17. Board Game: International Checkers [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:4152]
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Proposals wanted
 
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18. Board Game: Jass [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:4465]
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Jass for Beginners, by Frank Dusini
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19. Board Game: Jo-Jotte [Average Rating:7.56 Unranked]
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Jo-Jotte, by Ely Culbertson
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20. Board Game: Kensington [Average Rating:5.32 Overall Rank:10517]
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The Official Guide to Winning at Kensington, by J. Robert Johnson & Mason A. Clark
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21. Board Game: Magic: The Gathering [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:124]
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I'm a quitter. I come from a long line of quitters. It's amazing I'm here at all.
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I can feel bits of my brain falling away like wet cake.
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From the Official Strategy Guide (which is about 15 years out of date, now) to Next Level Magic.
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22. Board Game: Mastermind [Average Rating:5.43 Overall Rank:10667]
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The Official Master Mind Handbook, by Leslie Ault.
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23. Board Game: Monopoly [Average Rating:4.46 Overall Rank:11156]
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https://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&safe=off&client=firefo...:en-GB:official&q=monopoly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbo=u&tbm=bks&source=og&sa=N&tab=wp&ei=GWjLT8yOL9Cb8gOx0v3rDw
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24. Board Game: Netrunner [Average Rating:7.50 Overall Rank:341]
Noshrok Grimskull
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Wreckers don't call for backup, they call for cleanup!
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Link to Amazon info

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25. Board Game: Nine Men's Morris [Average Rating:5.32 Overall Rank:10834]
Benedikt Rosenau
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Book in German: ''So gewinnt man Mühle'' by Hans Schürmann and Manfred Nüscheler, ISBN-13: 978-3473430390.

Ebooks in German: The above as http://muehlespieler.de/download/so_gewinnt_man_muehle.pdf.
''Mühle-Lehrbuch'' by Rainer Rosenberger as http://muehlespieler.de/download/muehle_lehrbuch.pdf.
 
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