In the following example Gold opened the setup phase by placing a stone on B5, followed by Silver F3, Gold D2, Silver E7.

Gold can guarantee himself a one stone material advantage once players transition into the movement phase of the game.  Can you figure out how?

Answer next post.

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At our core is an enduring love for board games. Starting with our flagship game Stymie, we offer board game enthusiasts a place to learn & play.

STYMIE

$24.99

Weight 1.2 lbs
Dimensions 8.75 × 8.75 × 1.5 in
Ages

8+

Play Time

15 – 60 mins.

Players

2

Inspired by timeless masterpieces of the Abstract Game World, using mechanics that have existed for centuries, Stymie is a game of tactical combinations and deep strategy. Each turn a player may introduce a new piece onto the board, or move a piece already in play. The goal is to occupy 7 Prime Spaces or to make 7 captures. The rules are simple, but the possibilities are vast.