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Hex:
A Strategy Guide

Matthew Seymour


Appendix B

Interior Templates

Unless up and down arrows are present, all stones in a given template are connected. If the up and down arrows are present, only those stones are connected but not necessarily any others.

B.1 Two- and three-stone templates

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Bridge

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Wheel

Diagram 346

Two- and three-stone interior templates.

B.2 Four-stone templates

Diagram 347 shows the named four-stone interior templates.

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Trapezoid

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Crescent

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Span


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Parallelogram

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Box

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Diamond

Diagram 347

Named four-stone interior templates.

The following templates don’t have names:

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Diagram 348

Unnamed four-stone interior templates.

B.3 Five-stone templates

There are not named. Note how the first two templates can be seen as extensions of the Trapezoid.

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Diagram 349

Five-stone interior templates.