What is another word for hole-and-corner?

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[ hˈə͡ʊlandkˈɔːnə], [ hˈə‍ʊlandkˈɔːnə], [ h_ˈəʊ_l_a_n_d_k_ˈɔː_n_ə]

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How to use "Hole-and-corner" in context?

A hole-and-corner is an example of a zugzwang game, where the player has twooptions, but neither is a winning option. The game isusually played by two players, with a board with holes on one side, and a border of squares onthe other. The player with black starts by placing a black piece on one of theholes, and then takes another black piece and places it on one of the squares adjacent to thehole. The player with white does the same. If the player with black can placed a black piece onevery square adjacent to the hole, they win the game.

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