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Evidence for Xonin Shatar (Simple)

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1733
Type Ethnography
Location Mongolia
Date 1963-01-01 - 1966-12-31
Rules Three concentric squares, with lines connecting the corners and the midpoints of the sides. Twelve pieces per player. Players alternate turns placing a piece on an empty spot on the board. When all of the pieces have been placed, players alternate turns moving a piece to an empty adjacent spot along the lines. During either phase, when a player places three of their pieces in a row, they remove one of the opponent's pieces. Pieces which are in a three-in-a-row pattern cannot be removed from the board. The player who removes all of the opponent's pieces wins.
Content "3. xonin satar (échecs des moutons), fig. 3...2x12 pions et 24 stations. With a description of zirge games preceding as alignment games in which pieces are placed and then moved on the board. Popova 1974: 26-32, fig. Va.3, 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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