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Evidence for Oumoul Kono

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1005
Type Ethnography
Location Korea
Date 1895-01-01 - 1895-12-31
Rules Pieces begin on opposite sides of the square or players may take turns placing pieces. Players take turns moving the piece to an empty spot either orthogonally or diagonally. but one orthogonal direction is forbidden. The player who blocks the other player from being able to move wins.
Content "Ou-moul-ko-no is played upon a diagram, Fig. 103. Each player has two stones which they may put down alternately or may set at the beginning, as shown on the diagram. The players move one piece at a time, in alternate plays along the sides of the square, except that marked with a circle, which is barred, or from the corners to the centre. The object of the game is to block the opponent's men so that they cannot move." 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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