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Fanorona Telo

Leaderboard

Period(s)

Modern

Region(s)

Eastern Africa

Categories

Board, Space, Line.

Description

Fanorona Telo is a simple game of alignment played by children of the Merina people of Madagascar.

Rules

3x3 intersecting lines with diagonals. Play occurs on the intersections of the lines. Each player has three pieces. Play begins with each player placing pieces on empty points. If they make three in a row along the lines, they win. Once all pieces are place, players take turns moving pieces one spot to an adjacent point along the lines trying to make three in a row.

Murray 1951: 42.

Origin

Madagascar

Ludeme Description

Fanorona Telo.lud

Reference

Murray 1951: 42

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Sources

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

Identifiers

DLP.Game.801

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