# Synchronous Values of Games

@inproceedings{Helton2021SynchronousVO, title={Synchronous Values of Games}, author={J. William Helton and Hamoon Mousavi and Seyed Sajjad Nezhadi and Vern I. Paulsen and Travis B. Russell}, year={2021} }

We study synchronous values of games, especially synchronous games. It is known that a synchronous game has a perfect strategy if and only if it has a perfect synchronous strategy. However, we give examples of synchronous games, in particular graph colouring games, with synchronous value that is strictly smaller than their ordinary value. Thus, the optimal strategy for a synchronous game need not be synchronous. We derive a formula for the synchronous value of an XOR game as an optimization…

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