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Chang Xing DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Eastern Asia, Southeastern Asia

Category Reconstruction, Board, War

Description

Chang Xing is a game that was played in medieval China. Early sources describe some details of the game, which have led scholars to think it was related to games like Nard and Backgammon. The sources say it developed from the game of Wo Shuo.

Rules

Fifteen pieces per player, one playing as black and one as yellow. Two dice. Pieces which are alone on a space are vulnerable.

Origin

China

Ludeme Description

Chang Xing.lud

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Sources

Lo, A. 2004. "Double Sixes, Holding Spears, and the Long March: Games of the Backgammon Family in China." In C. Mackenzie and I. Finkel, eds. Asian Games: The Art of Contest. New York, Asia Society, 97-111.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1063


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