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Riga DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Southern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, War, Leaping, Lines


Riga is a capturing game played in seventeenth century Sicily.


5x5 intersecting lines with diagonals drawn in the quadrants. Twelve pieces per player, which begin on the lines closest to each player, leaving the central space empty.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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Reconstructed rulesets
Riga (Ludii 1) Reconstructed with Ludii
Riga (Ludii 2) Reconstructed with Ludii
Riga (Ludii 3) Reconstructed with Ludii
Riga (Ludii 4) Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.



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van der Stoep 1984: 79.

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Carrera, P. 1617. Il gioco de gli scacchi. Giovanni de'Rossi da Trento.

van der Stoep, A. 1984. A History of Draughts: with a Diachronic Study of Words for Draughts, Chess, Backgammon, and Morris. trans. by Monique de Meijer. The Hague: CIP-Gegevens Koninklijke Bibliotheek.



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