Trench is a capturing game with mechanics inspired by trench warfare
during world war one. The two sides are divided by a
shared "trench" along the diagonal, and there are interesting,
asymetric rules for attacking to, from and within the trench. As
is appropriate to the theme, it's a war of attrition; the goal is to
decimate your opponent rather than an elegant checkmate as in chess.
Read the official rules.
described as "challenging". Lower ranked bots just count the
wood, but smartbot and bestbot consider more.