Quoridor Questions – Wall Counting Continues

I posted my original question about possible wall positions on MathSE and someone answered right away. I’m going to try and explain the method used to answer my question with a few pictures. First, to restate the original question. I asked how many possible ways there are to put the 20 walls on the Quoridor board.…

Game analysis: a short and sweet midgame.

For my first game analysis, I chose a simple game with a very direct midgame. During the opening, Pink both played fences in front of Green (b3h, d3h) and defensive fences (d6h, d8h). Green only counter-attacked against Pink (e5h, c5h, h6v). You can see the situation at the end of the opening in the diagram…