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Ruleset: Alternate Opening 1


See the game Lontu-Holo for more details.


Opening move where eight counters are placed in the opponent's holes.


This alternate move is one of many for Lontu Holo.


The player takes two counters each for the left and right holes in the row closest to them, and places them in the central hole in that row. The player does the same in the further row. The player then sows from one of the central holes. The player then takes the counters from the leftmost holes in each row and holds them until after the opponent performs the same stylized move. Then the players place the counters they are holding into one of the holes containing one or more counters on the opponent's side of the board.


Browse all concepts for Alternate Opening 1 here.


Herskovits 1932: 27.

Other Rulesets

Observed rulesets
Lontu Holo Rules for Lontu Holo.
Alternate Opening 2 Opening move which results in two heavily loaded holes for each player.
Alternate Opening 3 Opening move leaving all of the counters in the central holes of the players' rows.





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