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Engijn Zirge DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Eastern Asia, Northern Asia

Category Board, Space, Line


Engijn Zirge is a simple game of alignment played in Mongolia.


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.

Popova 1974: 26-31.



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Popova, A. 1974. "Analyse formelle et classification des jeux de calculs mongole." Études mongoles 5: 1974: 7-60.

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