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20 Squares (É Er-bé-et-ta, Iseb, Aseb, Game of Twenty, Twenty Squares, Room Four)
Ruleset: Historical Information


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Rules for 20 Squares from the DLP evidence.


These are the rules of 20 Squares that are known from the DLP evidence.


3x4 grid with an extension of eight spaces along the central row. Played with two knucklebones, one small and one large. Five or seven pieces per player.


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DLP evidence.

Other Rulesets

Scholarly rulesets
Seleucid Proposed by Irving Finkel based on rules from Mesopotamia.

Incomplete rulesets
Simple 20 Squares Played on a board with no markings.
Marked 20 Squares Played on a board with certain marked squares.
20 Squares Liver Model Played on a board shaped to resemble a liver.
Double 20 Squares Played on a doubled 20 Squares board.



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