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The Naval War Game - A Strategical Campaign
The Engineer
vol. 85, 10 June 1898, pp. 544-546

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The experiments with the Naval War Game had taken a turn towards strategy, or rather one that combined strategy with tactics. It had been intended to play out a war between Japan and Russia, but there were insufficient players for all of the ships, and it was decided to conduct a simpler game in which the British Isles were split up in manoeuvre fashion, with the important difference that trade was allowed for, and coal endurances were reduced.