The classic game of 'Four In A Row', (or 4 In A Line or Connect 4), that has been enjoyed by children and adults for centuries. A game that is simple to learn but can require deep thought. We have some interesting versions of Four in a Row for your delectation.
During his long sea voyages, Captain Cook was apparently often absent of an evening and eventually the crew began to joke that he must have a mistress in his cabin. When they discovered that the Captain had simply been playing this game with the ship's scientists, the game was christened 'The Captain's Mistress'!