Othello is a board game played on a green 8 by 8 grid that involves two opponents facing off against each other in a game of strategy.
In Amulet Edit
Othello is first seen in Book 6, Escape From Lucien, on page 21 when Trellis and Luger play against each other. Trellis comments about how bad he is at the game but how he thinks he is going to win "this time", implying that this is not the first time that they have played. But in a single move, Luger wins the game, surprising Trellis. Smiling at Trellis, Luger says, "If there's one thing you've taught me little brother, it's that you're never too late to turn things around."
Aside from being the name of a Shakespearean tragedy, Othello is also the name of Mattel's version of Reversi, a strategy board game for two players. "There are sixty-four identical game pieces called disks (often spelled "discs"), which are light on one side and dark on the other. Players take turns placing disks on the board with their assigned color facing up. During a play, any disks of the opponent's color that are in a straight line and bounded by the disk just placed and another disk of the current player's color are turned over to the current player's color."