Tic-tac-toe is a very popular game, so let’s implement an automatic Tic-tac-toe game using Python.

The game is automatically played by the program and hence, no user input is needed. Still, developing a automatic game will be lots of fun. Let’s see how to do this.

`numpy`

and `random`

Python libraries are used to build this game. Instead of asking the user to put a mark on the board, code randomly chooses a place on the board and put the mark. It will display the board after each turn unless a player wins. If the game gets draw, then it returns -1.

**Explanation :**

`play_game()`

is the main function, which performs following tasks :

- Calls create_board() to create a 9×9 board and initializes with 0.
- For each player (1 or 2), calls the random_place() function to randomly choose a location on board and mark that location with the player number, alternatively.
- Print the board after each move.
- Evaluate the board after each move to check whether a row or column or a diagonal has the same player number. If so, displays the winner name. If after 9 moves, there are no winner then displays -1.

Below is the code for the above game :

`# Tic-Tac-Toe Program using ` `# random number in Python ` ` ` `# importing all necessary libraries ` `import` `numpy as np ` `import` `random ` `from` `time ` `import` `sleep ` ` ` `# Creates an empty board ` `def` `create_board(): ` ` ` `return` `(np.array([[` `0` `, ` `0` `, ` `0` `], ` ` ` `[` `0` `, ` `0` `, ` `0` `], ` ` ` `[` `0` `, ` `0` `, ` `0` `]])) ` ` ` `# Check for empty places on board ` `def` `possibilities(board): ` ` ` `l ` `=` `[] ` ` ` ` ` `for` `i ` `in` `range` `(` `len` `(board)): ` ` ` `for` `j ` `in` `range` `(` `len` `(board)): ` ` ` ` ` `if` `board[i][j] ` `=` `=` `0` `: ` ` ` `l.append((i, j)) ` ` ` `return` `(l) ` ` ` `# Select a random place for the player ` `def` `random_place(board, player): ` ` ` `selection ` `=` `possibilities(board) ` ` ` `current_loc ` `=` `random.choice(selection) ` ` ` `board[current_loc] ` `=` `player ` ` ` `return` `(board) ` ` ` `# Checks whether the player has three ` `# of their marks in a horizontal row ` `def` `row_win(board, player): ` ` ` `for` `x ` `in` `range` `(` `len` `(board)): ` ` ` `win ` `=` `True` ` ` ` ` `for` `y ` `in` `range` `(` `len` `(board)): ` ` ` `if` `board[x, y] !` `=` `player: ` ` ` `win ` `=` `False` ` ` `continue` ` ` ` ` `if` `win ` `=` `=` `True` `: ` ` ` `return` `(win) ` ` ` `return` `(win) ` ` ` `# Checks whether the player has three ` `# of their marks in a vertical row ` `def` `col_win(board, player): ` ` ` `for` `x ` `in` `range` `(` `len` `(board)): ` ` ` `win ` `=` `True` ` ` ` ` `for` `y ` `in` `range` `(` `len` `(board)): ` ` ` `if` `board[y][x] !` `=` `player: ` ` ` `win ` `=` `False` ` ` `continue` ` ` ` ` `if` `win ` `=` `=` `True` `: ` ` ` `return` `(win) ` ` ` `return` `(win) ` ` ` `# Checks whether the player has three ` `# of their marks in a diagonal row ` `def` `diag_win(board, player): ` ` ` `win ` `=` `True` ` ` `y ` `=` `0` ` ` `for` `x ` `in` `range` `(` `len` `(board)): ` ` ` `if` `board[x, x] !` `=` `player: ` ` ` `win ` `=` `False` ` ` `if` `win: ` ` ` `return` `win ` ` ` `win ` `=` `True` ` ` `if` `win: ` ` ` `for` `x ` `in` `range` `(` `len` `(board)): ` ` ` `y ` `=` `len` `(board) ` `-` `1` `-` `x ` ` ` `if` `board[x, y] !` `=` `player: ` ` ` `win ` `=` `False` ` ` `return` `win ` ` ` `# Evaluates whether there is ` `# a winner or a tie ` `def` `evaluate(board): ` ` ` `winner ` `=` `0` ` ` ` ` `for` `player ` `in` `[` `1` `, ` `2` `]: ` ` ` `if` `(row_win(board, player) ` `or` ` ` `col_win(board,player) ` `or` ` ` `diag_win(board,player)): ` ` ` ` ` `winner ` `=` `player ` ` ` ` ` `if` `np.` `all` `(board !` `=` `0` `) ` `and` `winner ` `=` `=` `0` `: ` ` ` `winner ` `=` `-` `1` ` ` `return` `winner ` ` ` `# Main function to start the game ` `def` `play_game(): ` ` ` `board, winner, counter ` `=` `create_board(), ` `0` `, ` `1` ` ` `print` `(board) ` ` ` `sleep(` `2` `) ` ` ` ` ` `while` `winner ` `=` `=` `0` `: ` ` ` `for` `player ` `in` `[` `1` `, ` `2` `]: ` ` ` `board ` `=` `random_place(board, player) ` ` ` `print` `(` `"Board after "` `+` `str` `(counter) ` `+` `" move"` `) ` ` ` `print` `(board) ` ` ` `sleep(` `2` `) ` ` ` `counter ` `+` `=` `1` ` ` `winner ` `=` `evaluate(board) ` ` ` `if` `winner !` `=` `0` `: ` ` ` `break` ` ` `return` `(winner) ` ` ` `# Driver Code ` `print` `(` `"Winner is: "` `+` `str` `(play_game())) ` |

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**Output :**

[[0 0 0] [0 0 0] [0 0 0]] Board after 1 move [[0 0 0] [0 0 0] [1 0 0]] Board after 2 move [[0 0 0] [0 2 0] [1 0 0]] Board after 3 move [[0 1 0] [0 2 0] [1 0 0]] Board after 4 move [[0 1 0] [2 2 0] [1 0 0]] Board after 5 move [[1 1 0] [2 2 0] [1 0 0]] Board after 6 move [[1 1 0] [2 2 0] [1 2 0]] Board after 7 move [[1 1 0] [2 2 0] [1 2 1]] Board after 8 move [[1 1 0] [2 2 2] [1 2 1]] Winner is: 2

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