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Brandub

Period

Medieval

Region

Description

Brandub is a game from medieval Ireland that is mentioned in several Irish texts. These documents seem to outline an asymmetrical game with a special piece in the center, similar to other tafl games such as Tablut. It is uncertain what the size of the board was, or what form the pieces took.

Rules

To be reconstructed.

Origin

Ireland

Ludeme Description

Brandub.lud

Variants

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Sources

MacWhite, E. 1945. Early Irish Board Games. Eigse: A Journal of Irish Studies. 5(1): 25–35.

Murray, H.J.R. 1951 A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Reference ID

DLP.Game.363

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