# Tic Tac Toe TCTCTOE Solution Codechef

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## Codechef Tic Tac Toe TCTCTOE Solution

Tic-tac-toe is a game played between two players on a 3×33×3 grid. In a turn, a player chooses an empty cell and places their symbol on the cell. The players take alternating turns, where the player with the first turn uses the symbol XX and the other player uses the symbol OO. The game continues until there is a row, column, or diagonal containing three of the same symbol (XX or OO), and the player with that token is declared the winner. Otherwise if every cell of the grid contains a symbol and nobody won, then the game ends and it is considered a draw.

You are given a tic-tac-toe board AA after a certain number of moves, consisting of symbols OO, XX, and underscore(__). Underscore signifies an empty cell.

Print

• 11: if the position is reachable, and the game has drawn or one of the players won.
• 22: if the position is reachable, and the game will continue for at least one more move.
• 33: if the position is not reachable.

Note:

• Starting from an empty board, reachable position means that the grid is possible after a finite number of moves in the game where the players may or may not be playing optimally.
• The answer for each testcase should be with respect to the present position and independent of the results in the further successive moves.

### Input

• The first line contains an integer TT, the number of test cases. Then the test cases follow.
• Each test case contains 33 lines of input where each line contains a string describing the state of the game in ithith row.

### Output

For each test case, output in a single line 11, 22 or 33 as described in the problem.

### Constraints

• 1≤T≤391≤T≤39
• Aij∈{X,O,_}Aij∈{X,O,_}

Subtask #1 (100 points): Original Constraints

```3
XOX
XXO
O_O
X X X
OOO
___
XOX
OX_
XO_```

```2
3
1```

### Explanation

Test Case 11: The board is reachable, and although no player can win from this position, still the game continues.

Test Case 22: There can’t be multiple winners in the game.

Test Case 33: The first player is clearly a winner with one of the diagonals.

## Solution

Program: Tic Tac Toe TCTCTOE Solution in C++

```#include<bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;
#define int long long
// #define m 1000000007
signed main()
{
int t;
cin>>t;
while(t--)
{
char a1[3][3];
int x=0,o=0,c=0,a=0,b=0;

for(int i=0;i<3;i++)
{
for(int j=0;j<3;j++)
{
cin>>a1[i][j];
if(a1[i][j] == 'X')x++;
if(a1[i][j] == 'O')o++;
if(a1[i][j] == '_')c++;
}
}

for(int i=0;i<3;i++)
{
if(a1[i][0] == a1[i][1] && a1[i][1] == a1[i][2])
{
if(a1[i][0] == 'X')a++;
else if(a1[i][0] == 'O')b++;
}

}

for(int i=0;i<3;i++)
{
if(a1[0][i] == a1[1][i] && a1[1][i] == a1[2][i])
{
if(a1[0][i] == 'X')a++;
else if(a1[0][i] == 'O')b++;
}

}

if(a1[0][0] == a1[1][1] && a1[1][1] == a1[2][2])
{
if(a1[0][0] == 'X')a++;
else if (a1[0][0] == 'O')b++;

}
if(a1[0][2] == a1[1][1] && a1[1][1] == a1[2][0])
{
if(a1[0][2] == 'X')a++;
else if (a1[0][2] == 'O')b++;

}

if(o>x)
{
cout<<3<<endl;
}
else if(x-o>1)
{
cout<<3<<endl;
}
else if(x > o && a==1 && b == 0)
{
cout<<1<<endl;
}
else if(o == x && a ==0 && b== 1)
{
cout<<1<<endl;
}
else if(c==0&& a == 0 && b == 0 )
{
cout<<1<<endl;
}
else  if(c == 0 && b == 0 && a == 2)
{
cout<<1<<endl;
}
else if(c>0 && a == 0 && b == 0)
{
cout<<2<<endl;
}
else
{
cout<<3<<endl;
}
}
}```

Program: Tic Tac Toe TCTCTOE Solution in Java

```import java.util.*;

import java.lang.*;

import java.io.*;

/* Name of the class has to be "Main" only if the class is public. */

class Codechef{

public static void main (String[] args) throws java.lang.Exception{

Scanner sc=new Scanner(System.in);

try{

int testCase = sc.nextInt();

while(testCase-- > 0){

String[] board=new String[3];

board[0]=sc.next();

board[1]=sc.next();

board[2]=sc.next();

String boardStr = board[0]+board[1]+board[2];

char[] characters = boardStr.toCharArray();

System.out.println(checkCond(characters));

}

} catch(Exception e){}

}

public static int solution(char[] board, char ch){

if ((board[0] == ch)&&(board[0] == board[1])&&(board[0] == board[2])) return 1;  // for 0 1 2

if ((board[0] == ch)&&(board[0] == board[3])&&(board[0] == board[6])) return 1;  // for 0 3 6

if ((board[0] == ch)&&(board[0] == board[4])&&(board[0] == board[8])) return 1;  // for 0 4 8

if ((board[1] == ch)&&(board[1] == board[4])&&(board[1] == board[7])) return 1;  // for 1 4 7

if ((board[2] == ch)&&(board[2] == board[4])&&(board[2] == board[6])) return 1;  // for 2 4 6

if ((board[2] == ch)&&(board[2] == board[5])&&(board[2] == board[8])) return 1;  // for 2 5 8

if ((board[3] == ch)&&(board[3] == board[4])&&(board[3] == board[5])) return 1;  // for 3 4 5

if ((board[6] == ch)&&(board[6] == board[7])&&(board[6] == board[8])) return 1;  // for 6 7 8

return 0;

}

public static int checkCond(char[] characters){

int countX=0, countO=0;

for (char ch:characters) {

if (ch == 'X') countX++;

if (ch == 'O') countO++;

}

int count_ = 9 - (countX+countO);

if (countX < countO){

return 3;

}

if (countX > countO+1){

return 3;

}

int winX = solution(characters, 'X');

int winO = solution(characters, 'O');

if (winX == 1 && winO == 1){

return 3;

}

if (winX == 1 && countX == countO){

return 3;

}

if (winO == 1 && countX > countO){

return 3;

}

if (winO == 1 || winX == 1){

return 1;

}

if (count_ == 0)

return 1;

return 2;

}

}```

Program: Tic Tac Toe TCTCTOE Solution in Python

```from math import ceil,floor

mat = ["___" for j in range(3)]
for _ in range(int(input())):
for i in range(3):
mat[i] = input().strip()

r = []
for i in range(3):
r.append([0,0])
c = []
for i in range(3):
c.append([0,0])

xval = 0; oval = 0; space = 0;cnt = 0
for i in range(3):
for j in range(3):
if mat[i][j] == 'X':
r[i][0] += 1
c[j][0] += 1
xval += 1
elif mat[i][j] == 'O':
r[i][1] += 1
c[j][1] += 1
oval += 1
else:
space += 1

if xval > ceil( (9-space)/2 ) or oval > floor( (9-space)/2 ):
print(3)
else:
xcnt = 0; ocnt = 0

for i in range(3):
if r[i][0] == 3:
xcnt += 1
if r[i][1] == 3:
ocnt += 1
if c[i][0] == 3:
xcnt += 1
if c[i][1] ==3:
ocnt += 1

if mat[0][0] == 'X' and mat[1][1] == 'X' and mat[2][2] == 'X':
xcnt += 1
if mat[0][0] == 'O' and mat[1][1] == 'O' and mat[2][2] == 'O':
ocnt += 1

if mat[0][2] == 'X' and mat[1][1] == 'X' and mat[2][0] == 'X':
xcnt += 1
if mat[0][2] == 'O' and mat[1][1] == 'O' and mat[2][0] == 'O':
ocnt += 1

cnt = xcnt + ocnt
if xcnt > 0 and ocnt > 0:
print(3)
elif xcnt > 0 :
if xval == oval + 1:
print(1)
else:
print(3)
elif ocnt > 0:
if xval == oval:
print(1)
else:
print(3)
elif space == 0:
print(1)
else:
print(2)
```