Most 2-player games need to have an in-built AI to play against when there is only a single player. A general algorithm that is widely used in most strategy games is called the Minimax Algorithm.

What is the Minimax Algorithm?

The minimax algorithm is a decision-making algorithm used to determine the most optimal move of a player in a two-player game against their opponent. Games are non-cooperative in nature like Chess, Go, etc.

The minimax algorithm is an example of artificial intelligence which does not use machine learning. The minimax algorithm is simply a recursive backtracking algorithm that uses the…



Shreya Sridhar

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