background Ludii Portal
Home of the Ludii General Game System


Home Games Forum Downloads References Concepts Contribute Tutorials Tournaments World Map Ludemes About

Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Southern Asia

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


Smasandyutakankarikrida is a word that described several board games played in nineteenth century India in the Kridakaushalya. This version was played in Allahabad on a larger board than other varieties.


5x5 intersecting lines, with diagonals in the four quadrants. Eight triangles, with the apex of each intersecting with a midpoint of a side or a corner. In each triangle, a line from the apex bisecting the base, and a line bisecting this line and the opposite sides of the triangle.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

All Rulesets

Reconstructed rulesets
Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) (Ludii 1) Reconstructed with Ludii
Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) (Ludii 2) Reconstructed with Ludii
Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) (Ludii 3) Reconstructed with Ludii
Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) (Ludii 4) Reconstructed with Ludii
Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) (Ludii 5) Reconstructed with Ludii
Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) (Ludii 6) Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.



Ludeme Description

Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad).lud


Browse all concepts for Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) here.


Bock-Raming 1995: 122.

Evidence Map

1 pieces of evidence in total. Browse all evidence for Smasandyutakankarikrida (Allahabad) here.

Click on any marker or highlighted region to view the evidence relating to it.
To view all regions, please select it from the category options below.

Evidence category:

Evidence coloured based on:

Map style:


Bock-Raming, A. 1995. "The Literary Sources of Indian Chess and Related Board Games." In A. de Voogt (ed.), New Approaches to Board Games Research: Asian Origins and Future Perspectives. Leiden: International Institute for Asian Studies.



     Contact Us

lkjh Maastricht University Department of Advanced Computing Sciences (DACS), Paul-Henri Spaaklaan 1, 6229 EN Maastricht, Netherlands Funded by a €2m ERC Consolidator Grant (#771292) from the European Research Council