Combinatorial game theory has several ways of measuring **game complexity **. This article describes five of them: state-space complexity, game tree size, decision complexity, game-tree complexity, and computational complexity.

The **state-space complexity** of a game is the number of legal game positions reachable from the initial position of the game.^{ [1] }

When this is too hard to calculate, an upper bound can often be computed by also counting (some) illegal positions, meaning positions that can never arise in the course of a game.

The **game tree size** is the total number of possible games that can be played: the number of leaf nodes in the game tree rooted at the game's initial position.

The game tree is typically vastly larger than the state space because the same positions can occur in many games by making moves in a different order (for example, in a tic-tac-toe game with two X and one O on the board, this position could have been reached in two different ways depending on where the first X was placed). An upper bound for the size of the game tree can sometimes be computed by simplifying the game in a way that only increases the size of the game tree (for example, by allowing illegal moves) until it becomes tractable.

For games where the number of moves is not limited (for example by the size of the board, or by a rule about repetition of position) the game tree is generally infinite.

The next two measures use the idea of a * decision tree *, which is a subtree of the game tree, with each position labelled with "player A wins", "player B wins" or "drawn", if that position can be proved to have that value (assuming best play by both sides) by examining only other positions in the graph. (Terminal positions can be labelled directly; a position with player A to move can be labelled "player A wins" if any successor position is a win for A, or labelled "player B wins" if all successor positions are wins for B, or labelled "draw" if all successor positions are either drawn or wins for B. And correspondingly for positions with B to move.)

**Decision complexity** of a game is the number of leaf nodes in the smallest decision tree that establishes the value of the initial position.

The **game-tree complexity** of a game is the number of leaf nodes in the smallest *full-width* decision tree that establishes the value of the initial position.^{ [1] } A full-width tree includes all nodes at each depth.

This is an estimate of the number of positions one would have to evaluate in a minimax search to determine the value of the initial position.

It is hard even to estimate the game-tree complexity, but for some games an approximation can be given by raising the game's average branching factor *b* to the power of the number of plies *d* in an average game, or:

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The ** computational complexity ** of a game describes the asymptotic difficulty of a game as it grows arbitrarily large, expressed in big O notation or as membership in a complexity class. This concept doesn't apply to particular games, but rather to games that have been generalized so they can be made arbitrarily large, typically by playing them on an *n*-by-*n* board. (From the point of view of computational complexity a game on a fixed size of board is a finite problem that can be solved in O(1), for example by a look-up table from positions to the best move in each position.)

The asymptotic complexity is defined by the most efficient (in terms of whatever computational resource one is considering) algorithm for solving the game; the most common complexity measure (computation time) is always lower-bounded by the logarithm of the asymptotic state-space complexity, since a solution algorithm must work for every possible state of the game. It will be upper-bounded by the complexity of any particular algorithm that works for the family of games. Similar remarks apply to the second-most commonly used complexity measure, the amount of space or computer memory used by the computation. It is not obvious that there is any lower bound on the space complexity for a typical game, because the algorithm need not store game states; however many games of interest are known to be PSPACE-hard, and it follows that their space complexity will be lower-bounded by the logarithm of the asymptotic state-space complexity as well (technically the bound is only a polynomial in this quantity; but it is usually known to be linear).

- The depth-first minimax strategy will use computation time proportional to game's tree-complexity, since it must explore the whole tree, and an amount of memory polynomial in the logarithm of the tree-complexity, since the algorithm must always store one node of the tree at each possible move-depth, and the number of nodes at the highest move-depth is precisely the tree-complexity.
- Backward induction will use both memory and time proportional to the state-space complexity as it must compute and record the correct move for each possible position.

For tic-tac-toe, a simple upper bound for the size of the state space is 3^{9} = 19,683. (There are three states for each cell and nine cells.) This count includes many illegal positions, such as a position with five crosses and no noughts, or a position in which both players have a row of three. A more careful count, removing these illegal positions, gives 5,478.^{ [2] }^{ [3] } And when rotations and reflections of positions are considered identical, there are only 765 essentially different positions.

To bound the game tree, there are 9 possible initial moves, 8 possible responses, and so on, so that there are at most 9! or 362,880 total games. However, games may take less than 9 moves to resolve, and an exact enumeration gives 255,168 possible games. When rotations and reflections of positions are considered the same, there are only 26,830 possible games.

The computational complexity of tic-tac-toe depends on how it is generalized. A natural generalization is to *m*,*n*,*k*-games: played on an *m* by *n* board with winner being the first player to get *k* in a row. It is immediately clear that this game can be solved in DSPACE(*mn*) by searching the entire game tree. This places it in the important complexity class PSPACE. With some more work it can be shown to be PSPACE-complete.^{ [4] }

Due to the large size of game complexities, this table gives the ceiling of their logarithm to base 10. (In other words, the number of digits). All of the following numbers should be considered with caution: seemingly-minor changes to the rules of a game can change the numbers (which are often rough estimates anyway) by tremendous factors, which might easily be much greater than the numbers shown.

Note: ordered by game tree size

Game | Board size (positions) | State-space complexity (as log to base 10) | Game-tree complexity (as log to base 10) | Average game length (plies) | Branching factor | Ref | Complexity class of suitable generalized game |
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Tic-tac-toe | 9 | 3 | 5 | 9 | 4 | PSPACE-complete ^{ [4] } | |

Sim | 15 | 3 | 8 | 14 | 3.7 | PSPACE-complete ^{ [5] } | |

Pentominoes | 64 | 12 | 18 | 10 | 75 | ^{ [6] }^{ [7] } | ?, but in PSPACE |

Kalah ^{ [8] } | 14 | 13 | 18 | ^{ [6] } | Generalization is unclear | ||

Connect Four | 42 | 13 | 21 | 36 | 4 | ^{ [1] }^{ [9] } | ?, but in PSPACE |

Domineering (8 × 8) | 64 | 15 | 27 | 30 | 8 | ^{ [6] } | ?, but in PSPACE; in P for certain dimensions^{ [10] } |

Congkak | 14 | 15 | 33 | ^{ [6] } | |||

English draughts (8x8) (checkers) | 32 | 20 or 18 | 31 | 70 | 2.8 | ^{ [1] }^{ [11] } | EXPTIME-complete ^{ [12] } |

Awari ^{ [13] } | 12 | 12 | 32 | 60 | 3.5 | ^{ [1] } | Generalization is unclear |

Qubic | 64 | 30 | 34 | 20 | 54.2 | ^{ [1] } | PSPACE-complete ^{ [4] } |

Double dummy bridge ^{ [nb 1] } | (52) | <17 | <40 | 52 | 5.6 | PSPACE-complete^{ [14] } | |

Fanorona | 45 | 21 | 46 | 44 | 11 | ^{ [15] } | ?, but in EXPTIME |

Nine men's morris | 24 | 10 | 50 | 50 | 10 | ^{ [1] } | ?, but in EXPTIME |

Tablut | 81 | 27 | ^{ [16] } | ||||

International draughts (10x10) | 50 | 30 | 54 | 90 | 4 | ^{ [1] } | EXPTIME-complete ^{ [12] } |

Chinese checkers (2 sets) | 121 | 23 | ^{ [17] } | EXPTIME-complete ^{ [18] } | |||

Chinese checkers (6 sets) | 121 | 78 | ^{ [17] } | EXPTIME-complete ^{ [18] } | |||

Reversi (Othello) | 64 | 28 | 58 | 58 | 10 | ^{ [1] } | PSPACE-complete ^{ [19] } |

OnTop (2p base game) | 72 | 88 | 62 | 31 | 23.77 | ^{ [20] } | |

Lines of Action | 64 | 23 | 64 | 44 | 29 | ^{ [21] } | ?, but in EXPTIME |

Gomoku (15x15, freestyle) | 225 | 105 | 70 | 30 | 210 | ^{ [1] } | PSPACE-complete ^{ [4] } |

Hex (11x11) | 121 | 57 | 98 | 50 | 96 | ^{ [6] } | PSPACE-complete ^{ [22] } |

Chess | 64 | 47 | 123 | 70 | 35 | ^{ [23] } | EXPTIME-complete (without 50-move drawing rule)^{ [24] } |

Bejeweled and Candy Crush (8x8) | 64 | <50 | ^{ [25] } | NP-hard | |||

GIPF | 37 | 25 | 132 | 90 | 29.3 | ^{ [26] } | |

Connect6 | 361 | 172 | 140 | 30 | 46000 | ^{ [27] } | PSPACE-complete ^{ [28] } |

Backgammon | 28 | 20 | 144 | 55 | 250 | ^{ [29] } | Generalization is unclear |

Xiangqi | 90 | 40 | 150 | 95 | 38 | ^{ [1] }^{ [30] }^{ [31] } | ?, believed to be EXPTIME-complete |

Abalone | 61 | 25 | 154 | 87 | 60 | ^{ [32] }^{ [33] } | PSPACE-hard, and in EXPTIME |

Havannah | 271 | 127 | 157 | 66 | 240 | ^{ [6] }^{ [34] } | PSPACE-complete ^{ [35] } |

Twixt | 572 | 140 | 159 | 60 | 452 | ^{ [36] } | |

Janggi | 90 | 44 | 160 | 100 | 40 | ^{ [31] } | ?, believed to be EXPTIME-complete |

Quoridor | 81 | 42 | 162 | 91 | 60 | ^{ [37] } | ?, but in PSPACE |

Carcassonne (2p base game) | 72 | >40 | 195 | 71 | 55 | ^{ [38] } | Generalization is unclear |

Amazons (10x10) | 100 | 40 | 212 | 84 | 374 or 299^{ [39] } | ^{ [40] }^{ [41] } | PSPACE-complete ^{ [42] } |

Shogi | 81 | 71 | 226 | 115 | 92 | ^{ [30] }^{ [43] } | EXPTIME-complete ^{ [44] } |

Go (19x19) | 361 | 170 | 360 | 150 | 250 | ^{ [1] }^{ [45] }^{ [46] } | EXPTIME-complete ^{ [47] } |

Arimaa | 64 | 43 | 402 | 92 | 17281 | ^{ [48] }^{ [49] }^{ [50] } | ?, but in EXPTIME |

Stratego | 92 | 115 | 535 | 381 | 21.739 | ^{ [51] } | |

Infinite chess ^{ [nb 2] } | unbounded | EXPTIME-complete (without 50-move drawing rule)^{ [24] } | |||||

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**Double dummy bridge**(i.e. double dummy problems in the context of contract bridge) is not a proper board game but has a similar game tree, and is studied in computer bridge. The bridge table can be regarded as having one slot for each player and trick to play a card in, which corresponds to board size 52. Game-tree complexity is a very weak upper bound: 13! to the power of 4 players regardless of legality. State-space complexity is for one given deal; likewise regardless of legality but with many transpositions eliminated. Note that the last 4 plies are always forced moves with branching factor 1. - ↑
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