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Alquerque (Alquerque de Doze, Qirq)
Ruleset: Covarrubias


See the game Alquerque for more details.


Described by Covarrubias.


These rules are described in Covarrubias' Tesoro de la Lengua Castellana..


Multiple captures are allowed if another is available after the first capture is made. Failure to capture is penalized by the huff rule, where the piece which did not capture is immediately captured by the opponent.


Covarrubias 1674: 41.

Other Rulesets

Described rulesets
Alfonso X From Alfonso X's Libro de los Juegos.

Suggested rulesets
Murray Rules given by H. J. R. Murray.



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