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Maleys (Malayan)

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Period(s)

Modern

Region(s)

Western Europe

Categories

Board, War, Leaping, Draughts.

Description

Maleys is a Draughts game played in the Netherlands during the nineteenth century. It was speculated at the time that the rules were derived from another game from Dutch-colonised Indonesia, but there is no evidence of this.

Rules

10x10 board. Twenty pieces per player, which begin in the four rows closest to the players. Pieces move diagonally forward one space. Pieces capture orthogonally or diagonally, when there is one empty space between the piece and the opponent's piece, and an empty space immediately on the opposite side of the opponent's piece. Pieces are promoted to Queen when they reach the edge of the board opposite from where they start. Queens may capture orthogonally or diagonally in any direction. Multiple captures are allowed for Queens and regular pieces. Queens move orthogonally or diagonally any distance. The player who captures all of the opponent's pieces wins.

Twiss 1805: 173-174.

Origin

Holland

Ludeme Description

Maleys.lud

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Sources

Twiss, R. 1805. Miscellanies in Two Volumes. London: Twiss.

Identifiers

DLP.Game.757

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