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Evidence for Engijn Zirge

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1730
Type Ethnography
Location Mongolia
Date 1963-01-01 - 1966-12-31
Rules 3x3 intersecting lines, with diagonals. Three pieces per player. Players alternate turns placing pieces on the board. Once all of the pieces have been placed, the players alternate turns moving a piece to an empty adjacent spot on the board. The first player to place their pieces in a row along one of the lines wins.
Content "1. engijn zirge (marelle simple), fig. 1. 2x3 pions. Le marellier a 9 intersections dont une de 8e rang et les autres de 3e." With a description of zirge games preceding as alignment games in which pieces are placed and then moved on the board. Popova 1974: 31, fig. Va.1, quoting quoting Namzildorz's Mongolyn Togloom.
Confidence 100
Source Popova, A. 1974. "Analyse formelle et classification des jeux de calculs mongole." Études mongoles 5: 1974: 7-60.

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