be an infinite game with participants. It was shown by C. Berge  that if are locally convex compact linear topological Hausdorff spaces, if the pay-off functions are continuous on and are quasi-concave for , , then the game has equilibrium points (solutions). It was also shown  that if the are compact Hausdorff spaces and the are continuous on , , then has equilibrium points in mixed strategies. However, not all infinite games have equilibrium points, even in mixed strategies. For example, for the two-person zero-sum game in which the sets of player strategies are sets of integers, while the pay-off function has the form
no value exists. The best studied classes of infinite games in normal form are infinite two-person zero-sum games and, in particular, games on the unit square (cf. Game on the unit square).
|||C. Berge, "Théorie génerale des jeux à personnes" , Gauthier-Villars (1957)|
|||I.L. Gliksberg, "A further generalization of the Kakutani fixed point theorem with application to Nash equilibrium points" Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. , 3 : 1 (1952) pp. 170–174|
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