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Evidence for Kaooa

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1135
Type Ethnography
Location 23°23'56.45"N, 80° 3'40.59"E
Date 1924-01-01 - 1924-12-31
Rules Played on star board, one player with one piece, other player with seven pieces. one piece captures the others by jumping, wins by capturing them all, other pieces. win by blocking the other piece.
Content "Kaooa (fig. 4)—This is a peculiar type of tiger play and, as the figure shows it, seven kaooas and one tiger are necessary for the game. Two players are required for the game; the player with the kaooas tries to checkmate the tiger, while the player with the tiger attempts at capturing all the kaooas by jumping over them according to the ordinary rules of the tiger play." Gupta 1924: 167.
Confidence 100
Source Gupta, H. 1924. 'A few types of sedentary games prevalent in the central provinces.' Journal and Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 20(5): 165–169.

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