21 Match stick problem

Write a program for a matchstick game being played between the computer and a user. Your program should ensure that the computer always wins. Rules for the game are as follows:
There are 21 matchsticks. 
The computer asks the player to pick 1, 2, 3, or 4
After the person picks, the computer does its picking.
  Whoever is forced to pick up the last matchstick loses the game.

#include <stdio.h>
int main (int argc, const char * argv[])
    int matchstick = 21;
    int user,computer;
    while (matchstick>=1)
        if (matchstick==1)
            printf("\nMatch stick status:%d",matchstick);
            printf("\nYou loose!!!!!!:(:(");               break;
        printf("\nMatch stick status:%d",matchstick);      
        printf("\nEnter the choice (1,2,3,4)):");        scanf("%d",&user);
        printf("\nYou picked %d",user);      
        if (user>=5 || user <=0)
            printf("\nInvalid value");            continue;
        computer = 5 - user;
        printf("\nComputer picked%d",computer);      
        matchstick = matchstick - computer - user;

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yogananda said...

Can u explain what this game?

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