1.Keep the marbles close to the center of the board and force the opponent to move to the edges.
2. Keep the marbles close together for increased defense and attack, especially in a hexagon shape to be able to push or defend in any direction.
3.Pushing the opponent off the board is not usually a good idea if it leads to weaknesses in the player’s geometry.
Abalone is an award winning two-player strategy board game designed by Michel Lalet and Laurent Lévi in 1987. Players are represented by marbles of opposing colors situated on a hexagonal patterned board with the objective being to push six of the opponent's marbles off the edge of the board.