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Alquerque (Alquerque de Doze, Qirq)
Ruleset: Murray


See the game Alquerque for more details.


Rules given by H. J. R. Murray.


These rules are give by H. J. R. Murray as a general game of alquerque. It is based on a reading of Alfonso X's Libro de los Juegos which is not inconsistent with the text, but rules are not explicitly included in that text.


Captures must be made if they are available. Multiple captures are possible if any are available after the previous capture is made.


Murray 1951: 65.

Other Rulesets

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



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