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Guettal DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern Africa

Category Reconstruction, Board, War, Leaping, Lines

Description

Guettal is a capturing game played in the Bordj Bou Arreridj region of Algeria in the early twentieth century.

Rules

Square board divided into 36 divisions (probably like the Alquerque board). Twelve pieces per player, which begin on the side of the board closest to the player. Players alternate turns moving their pieces toward the opponent's side of the board. Players capture their opponent's pieces. The player who has more pieces at the end of the game wins.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

All Rulesets

Reconstructed rulesets
Guettal1 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal2 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal3 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal4 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal5 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal6 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal7 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal8 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal9 Reconstructed with Ludii
Guettal10 Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.

Origin

Algeria

Ludeme Description

Guettal.lud

Concepts

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Evidence Map

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Sources

Robert, A. 1921. "Jeux et divertissements des indigènes d'Algerie (région de Bordj-bou-Arréridj)." Revue Africaine 306-307: 62-84.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1558


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