Detailed Game Information

Guard & Towers (Issue a New Challenge)

Designer/Publisher: Christoph Endres and Robert Wirth
Rules: (Local)
Date Added: 2007 Feb 25
Boardgame Geek Entry: 22219
SDG Wiki Page:
SDG Rank: 65 (4 points, 7 votes)
Keywords (edit): 2 Players Only, Stacks, Unique Board
Plays Avg. Length Avg. Time First Player Wins Size of Sample
47 15 moves 51d:19h:54m:1s 55.32% 47 games

Guard & Towers is a stacking game where the goal is to either capture the opposing Guard or take over the opposing fortress by placing your guard on your opponent's starting square.

This game is available commercially from Clemens Gerhards ( They do very nice editions indeed, with what appears to be metal bits.

Username Rating Comments
nonzer0 2 Surprisingly deep game with minimalistic rules; it's a great mini-abstract.
unic 2 Very interesting game - playing against Zillions, I first dismissed it as too tactical, but more playings revealed strategical depth which Zillions couldn't handle.
dave_doma 1
dubite 1
Aaron 0 Good game, but it hasn't grabbed me yet.
nycavri 0 Some interesting features.
jonah -2

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