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Tablut

Tablut is a Finnish tafl game.

A tafl game is one where the sides are unequal (in size or strength).

This is a variation of the Norse game known as Hnefatafl.

 

In Tablut the two sides More

Senet

Senet is an ancient two-player game dating back to the time of the Pharaohs. Its introduction in medieval European society is debated, but if it did occur, it most likely was imported in via ships sailing More

The Royal Game of Ur

The Royal Game of Ur gets its name from two boardgames which were found in tombs by Sir Leonard Wooley, who was carrying out excavations in the ancient city of Ur in the 1920s.

The two boards date from More

Nyout

Nyout is an ancient game, originating in the area currently known as Korea. It is a game that can be played by two, three or four players. Based on horse racing, it’s playing surface is shaped as a circle More

Mancala

History: The game of Wari dates back to ancient times, and was known throughout Egypt, Africa and Asia. Most likely it was brought back to the European area by sailors exploring that area. Many places More

Goose

The origin of this game is disputed. According to Franck Frederick, in the June 6, 1992 issue of Parabola magazine, the game is of probable German in origin and dates to 1471. Ellie Ide, author of the More

Go

Wei Qi (also spelt Wei-Ch’i) as it’s known in China, Baduk (Paduk or Pa-dok) as it’s known in Korea or Go, as it is known in Japan and generally in the West, is considered by most Oriental game experts More

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