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Evidence for Tule Paid

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1638
Type Ethnography
Location 25°27'3.35"N, 92°12'32.13"E
Date 1935-01-01 - 1935-12-31
Rules Three concentric squares, with lines connecting the diagonals and the midpoints of the sides. Twelve pieces per player. Players alternate turns placing a piece on an empty spot on the board. When a player places three pieces in a row along one of the lines on the board, they remove one of the pieces belonging to the opponent. When all of the pieces have been placed, players alternate turns moving a piece to an empty adjacent spot along the lines. The first player to capture all of the opponent's pieces wins.
Content "The games no. 4 is played by two men, each having 12 ballets in his possession. It is also learnt at Jowai. Each player alternately puts one of his ballets on the cross-points, trying to get three pieces along one line while preventing his opponent from doing so. Whenever a player is successful in making three of his own pieces in one line, he captures one of the pieces belonging to his opponent. After all the pieces have been put on the cross-points, the players begin to move their pieces alternately and along the lines, having always in view the two-fold object outlines above. The player who captures all the pieces of his adversary wins the game." Das Gupta 1935: 154-155.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Genders Male
Source Das Gupta, C. 1935. "A Few Types of Sedentary Games Prevalent in the Khasi and Jaintia HIll District in Assam." Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 7: 151-155.

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