Game Review – Hidden Costs

Counting is important in Quoridor, especially midgame, after openings have been survived, players have moved some, and the shape of the final path is coming into definition. We have all had that close game.Walls are flying down, attacks, responses, and the two pawns quickly get locked into a shared path. You are ahead, just a…

Openings – The Sidewall

The Opening After your oponent’s first step forward, place a vertical wall next to your opponent’s pawn. Notice the wall does not block the back of your opponent’s board. Here is where this opening will usually lead to when used against opponents unfamiliar with the play. Black’s move, and White is down 5 walls to 10.…