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Triodi (Chios) DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Southern Europe

Category Board, Space, Line


Triodi is a name for alignment games in Greece. This game is played by children on the island of Chios.


3x3 intersecting lines. Three pieces per player. Players alternate turns placing a piece on the board. When all of the pieces have been placed, the players alternate turns moving a piece to an empty adjacent spot. A piece which is surrounded on opposite sides by pieces belonging to the opponent cannot be moved. The player who places three of their stones in a row along one of the lines wins.

Argenti and Rose 1949: 1018-1019.



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Argenti and Rose 1949: 1018-1019.

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Argenti, P and H. Rose. 1949. The Folk-Lore of Chios. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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