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Evidence for Nei-Pat-Kono

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.767
Type Contemporary rule description
Location Korea
Date 1895-01-01 - 1895-12-31
Rules 4x4 board, 8 pieces each player. Pieces move orthogonally by either jumping a player's own piece to capture an opponent's piece or by moving one space into an empty hole. Captures are not compulsory. The goal is to reduce the opponents pieces to 1 or blocking them so they can no longer move.
Content "LXXVII. Nei-pat-ko-no—Four Field Kono Each player has eight pieces, which are set as shown in Fig. 106. The players move alternately along the lines and take an opponent's piece by jumping over one of their own pieces to the third place. When not thus taking, the pieces are moved one square at a time. The object is to block or capture the opponent's men." Culin 1895: 101.
Confidence 100
Source Culin, S. 1895. Korean Games with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania.

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