A move consists of outflanking your opponents stone(s), then flipping the outflanked stone(s) to reveal your color. A move is performed by placing the mouse pointer over the desired square thenmouse button click.
To outflank means to place a stone on the board so that your opponent's row(s) of stone(s) is bordered at each end by a stone of your color. A row may be made up of one or more stones.
The game starts with each player having two stones automatically placed in the center four squares of the board in the following pattern:
- Menu Bar
The Menu Bar contains several choices of drop-down menus. These are , , , and . Click with the mouse button or Alt+the underlined letter to show the drop-down menu.
Provides the player with icon shortcuts for commonly used actions. These are New, Undo, Hint, Demo, Show Last Move, and Show Legal Moves. Place the mouse pointer over any of these icons and click with the mouse button to activate.
- Game Board
The game board consists of a 8 by 8 square board divided into 64 squares.
- Status Bar
The status bar displays whose turn it is.