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Grande Acedrex
Ruleset: Dice

Game

See the game Grande Acedrex for more details.

Summary

Dice determine the piece to be moved.

Description

These rules are given in the Libro de los Juegos of Alfonso X, who is said to have invented the use of dice for this game to speed it up.

Rules

Played with an eight-sided die. The values on the die determine the piece to be moved. The rolls are as follows: 8=King; 7=Aanca, 6=Rhinoceros, 5=Rook, 4=Lion, 3=Crocodile, 2=Giraffe, 1=Pawn.

Concepts

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Reference

Libro de los Juegos 83.

Other Rulesets

Described rulesets
Alfonso X Rules from Alfonso X's Libro de los Juegos.

Origin

Spain

Identifiers

DLP.GameRulesets.652

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