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Chungani (Chuncani, Chuncana, Chuncaycuna, Ccullu Chuncana, Chuncara)DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region South America

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Race


Chungani was a game played by the Inka. Little is known about it, as it was mentioned by Spanish chroniclers but who did not completely describe it.


Five holes dug on a table. Played with beans. Played with dice. Players moved the beans from one space to another according to the dice. The first space is worth ten, the second twenty, the third thirty, up to fifty.


South America

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Depaulis 1998: 31

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Cobo, Bernabé. 1653. Historia del Nuevo Mundo. Madrid: P. Francisco Mateos.

Depaulis, T. 1998. 'Inca Dice and Board Games.' Board Games Studies 1: 26–49.



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