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Trique DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region South America

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, Space, Line


Trique is an alignment game played by the Pijao people of Colombia during the nineteenth century. It was described as a game similar to Nine Men's Morris, but with more complex rules. It was thought to have been an indigenous game.


Three concentric squares, with lines connecting the midpoints of the sides. More complicated rules than Nine Men's Morris.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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Trique (Ludii 2) Reconstructed with Ludii
Trique (Ludii 3) Reconstructed with Ludii
Trique (Ludii 4) Reconstructed with Ludii
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Trique (Ludii 7) Reconstructed with Ludii
Trique (Ludii 8) Reconstructed with Ludii
Trique (Ludii 9) Reconstructed with Ludii
Trique (Ludii 10) Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.



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Baker 1871: 130; Compton 1878: 96; Murray 1951: 48; Nicholson 1901: 21.

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Baker, R. S. 1871. "Peg Meryll—A Paper Read at a Meeting of the Architectureal Societies of Leicestershire and the Archdeaconry of Northampton, June 6th, 1871." Reports and Papers of the Architectural and Archaeological Societies of the Counties of Lincoln and Northampton 11: 127-132.

Compton, A. 1878."General Summer Meeting." Transactions of the Leicestershire Architectural and Archaeological Society 4: 88-103.

Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Nicholson, A. 1901. "Find of Another Nine Men's Morris Stone." Saga-Book of the Viking Club 3: 19-21.



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