As everyone knows, it's not the winning that counts, it's the taking part. Nonsense: that is the battle cry of the loser. From an aerodynamicist's advice on paper aeroplanes, to a game theorist's thoughts on Monopoly or Andy McNab's tips on pillow fighting, Tom Whipple has spoken to preposterously overqualified experts to learn some of the surprising science behind how to win at games.
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