Openings – The Standard

If you’ve played more than a few games of Quoridor then you’ve inevitably come across the Standard Opening. It’s so boring I don’t even want to write about it! But i’s important, and it leads to many other things, such as mirroring and reverse walling. The Standard Opening Both players march to the center and…

Openings – The Shiller

The Shiller Opening is great because it is so easy to see what the opening does for you and it exemplifies some of the best advice in Quoridor. Let’s go over the opening and then talk about how great it is. The Shiller Opening After both pawns have marched to the center of the board place…

Quoridor Questions – The Reed Opening

If you check out the Quoridor Wikipedia page you will see 3 openings listed: And if you scour the records, like some crazy people like to do, you can see that Wikipedia user Pgpatron added the information for the first of these openings, the Reed Opening, back on 12 October 2007. Who is Pgpatron? He’s…

Openings – The Quick Box

The Quick Box is not the strongest of openings but it allows you to start the game with some control over where your opponent will be. The Quick Box Opening The Quick Box tries to trick the other player into getting turned around early. It starts with a horizontal wall after the other player has…