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Evidence for Peralikatuma

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.784
Type Contemporary rule description
Location Sri Lanka
Date 1909-01-01 - 1909-12-31
Rules Each player has 24 pieces, which are placed on the intersections of the lines and move along the lines to an adjacent intersection. Players may capture opponents' pieces by jumping them. Captures are not obligatory. Multiple captures can be made. A player wins by capturing all of the opponent's pieces.
Content "Perali Kotuwa 'The War Enclosure' This is merely a variety of the last game (Hewakam Keliya), in which the two side rooms are retained, the board being thus the same as for Diviyan Keliya. Each player has seven more soldiers than in the last game, and in each case these fill up the outer room on his left hand, and three empty places are then left along the central transverse line." Parker 1909: 583.
Confidence 100
Source Parker, H. 1909. Ancient Ceylon. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services.

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