Box Game Question

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Incognito
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You and I play the following game on an 8 X 8 square grid of boxes: Initially, every box is empty. On your turn, you choose an empty box and draw an X in it; if any of the four adjacent boxes are empty, you mark them with an X as well. (Two boxes are adjacent if they share an edge.) We alternate turns, with you moving first, and whoever draws the last X wins. How many choices do you have for a first move that will enable you to guarantee a win no matter how I play?

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