Openings – The Reed

In preparation for this post I played about 10 games with the Reed opening. I had to do this because of the 1000 or so games of Quoridor I’ve played in my lifetime I’ve never tried or even seen the Reed opening. This post will cover the opening, discuss its value, and close with some…

Openings – The Shatranj

Named after the top ten Board Game Arena player that uses it, this opening is similar to the Shiller and arguably more powerful. According to its creator, “I’m the only one using it.” Shatranj was kind enough to share his wisdom with me through a series of quick losses (on my part) and now I’m…

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…