Chex the Box


game board (click here to download)
16 pieces of cereal


1. Download the game board (click the image below) or make your own 4x4 grid.

Chex the Box gameboard

2. Place one piece of cereal on each square.
3. The first player removes one, two or three pieces of cereal from adjacent squares (squares that share a side—no diagonals).

Adjacent Squares -- No Diagonals

4. Take turns removing cereal. Each turn starts on any square the player chooses, but additional pieces may only be removed from adjacent squares.
5. Whoever removes the last piece loses.
6. Switch who goes first and play again.

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