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Evidence for Um el Tuweisat

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1532
Type Ethnography
Location Sudan
Date 1925-01-01 - 1925-12-31
Rules 2x3 board. Three counters in each hole. Players sow from any one of their holes. Sowing can occur in the following directions: From the leftmost hole, clockwise; from the rightmost hole, anti-clockwise; from the center hole, the player may choose either direction. If the final counter falls into a hole in the opponent's row containing one counter, making it now contain two, these are taken. If the holes before them also contain two, in an unbroken sequence, they may all be captured. Single counters cannot be sown. When neither player can move, the single counters in each player's rows are taken by the player belonging to those rows. The player with the most counters wins.
Content "2. Um el Tuweisat, or The Little Goat Game. This is a children's version of Um El Bagara. Each player has three houses, and each house contains three counters. Single counters are "eaten" in the manner described for Um El Baraga and directions of movements of counters are on the same principle as for that game." Davies 1925: 141-142.
Confidence 100
Ages Child
Source Davies, R. 1925. 'Some Arab Games and Puzzles.' Sudan Notes and Records. 8: 137–152.

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