These videos will help you master what won MENSA's "TOP FIVE MIND GAMES" award! Othello's motto is "a minute to learn; a lifetime to master." The most important thing for a beginner to remember is that if you get too far ahead, you will lose! =]
Why does the strategy which seems obvious ensure you will lose? Othello is counterintuitive!
Which squares should I avoid?
Lesson 3, Part 1
The word is MOBILITY!
Lesson 3, Part 2
Preservation & Flat Theory
The publisher of Lesson 6, Checkerboarding, had to delete the audio track, so I deleted that video.