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Kitende DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Middle Africa


Kitende is a children's game played in the Republic of Congo.


24 holes in a circle. Two or three players. Three counters in each hole. Players sow from their first hole into the holes to the right. Sowing into the fifth hole with the final counter grants the player another turn. A player captures another player's empty hole by sowing into it. The winner is the player who captures all of the opponents' counters.


Republic of Congo

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Klepzig 1972: 188-189.

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Klepzig, F. 1972. Kinderspiele der Bantu. Meisenheim am Glan: Verlag Anton Hain.



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