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The Best Stratego Strategy, Setups and Tips

Stratego Strategy – Welcome to Stratego Tips!

On this site, you will find all the latest and strategies, tips and tactics. We have organized the site to make it easier for you to navigate.


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Here are a few of the more popular posts on our website. Check out our initial piece setup page to learn the best strategy for stratego.

New Video Game-play Compilation Page


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Watch a master play: Learn his setups and his style.

Never forget where your opponent’s pieces are ever again


Board memory is the ability to remember all moved and unmoved pieces on the board, as well as the identities of any pieces which have been discovered. Board memory is of the utmost importance to Stratego strategy…5167474168

The only guide you need to placing your bombs

Beginners often place their bombs in the front row, closing off an entire flank (or even the Center). This reduces mobility and often wrecks the amateur’s position. 213-496-4861

Number 4’s Advanced Stratego Notes Journal


First of all, I have to mention that there is no such thing as a good setup for everyone. The most important thing above all is that a setup should match its corresponding strategy and play style. Just handing over a setup to someone having a totally different play style, will not help him. Read more »

Board Domination Using Major Pieces.

Stratego Strategies

Once the position has been moderately simplified, the next phase of conversion for the materially stronger player is board domination. Put simply, board domination occurs when the stronger player has control over the channels of traffic across the board, namely the Left Flank, the Center, and the Right Flank. 9083152858

Create mobility in your setup (Part 1).

Learn how to develop clear routes for your pieces.The first phase of any game of Stratego, the opening, generally sees basic exchanges of Lieutenants and Sergeants in the center of the board. Perhaps a Captain or another major piece will be uncovered, but—between strong players, at least—that is usually about all that happens.

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Learn how to Penetrate Enemy Lines (Part 1)

Pieces should always be moved systematically.  In this section we cover how to properly attack your opponent’s pieces. Once the stronger side has established board domination, he is free to take as much time as he wants to organize his piece and prepare to penetrate enemy lines.

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