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Vai Lung Thlān (Vai Lung Thlan)DLP Game   


Period Modern, 1900s

Region Southeastern Asia, Southern Asia

Category Board, Sow, Two rows


Vai Lung Thlān is a two-row mancala-style board game played by the Mizo people of India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.


2x6 board. Five counters in each hole. Sowing occurs from any hole in the player's row in a clockwise direction. If the final counter lands into an empty hole, it is captured. If there is an unbroken line of holes behind it also having single counters, these are also captured. The player who captures the most counters wins.

Shakespear 1912: 39.

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Murray 1951: 169.

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Shakespear, J. The Lushei Kuki Clans. London: Macmillan and Co.




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