• Xiangqi

    Xiangqi

    Published: 762
    Category: Abstract Strategy
    Mechanics: Grid Movement
    Rating: 7.1

    2 - 2
    Players

    60 - 60
    Minutes

    8+
    Age

    XiangQi is one of the most played board games in the world. Translated loosely as "elephant game", the name of XiangQi may have first been recorded in Songs of Chu during the 4th century BC of early C...
  • Kalah

    Kalah

    Published: 700
    Category: Abstract Strategy
    Mechanics: Pick-up and Deliver, Point to Point Movement
    Rating: 5.9

    2 - 2
    Players

    10 - 10
    Minutes

    5+
    Age

    Mancala is a whole family of games. This entry is referencing only the popular game also known as Kalah, invented in the 1940 by William Champion Jr.. The game is played on a board of two rows, each...
  • Go-Moku

    Go-Moku

    Published: 700
    Rating: 5817
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  • Chaturanga

    Chaturanga

    Published: 650
    Rating: 12081
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  • Mia

    Mia

    Published: 600
    Rating: 10250
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  • Oware

    Oware

    Published: 550
    Category: Abstract Strategy
    Mechanics: Point to Point Movement
    Rating: 6.4

    2 - 2
    Players

    20 - 20
    Minutes

    10+
    Age

    Oware is one of the most played games in the Kalah Family of pit and pebbles games. It is the National game of Ghana and the word "oware" means "He She Marries". The mythology behind the name is belie...
  • Yut Nori

    Yut Nori

    Published: 500
    Rating: 12807
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  • Hnefatafl

    Hnefatafl

    Published: 400
    Category: Abstract Strategy
    Mechanics: Grid Movement
    Rating: 6.5

    2 - 2
    Players

    20 - 20
    Minutes

    7+
    Age

    Hnefatafl, also known as The Viking Game, The King's Table or simply Tafl, is one of the rare breed of games with two unequal sides. The defending side comprises twelve soldiers and a king, who start ...
  • Pachisi

    Pachisi

    Published: 400
    Rating: 17296
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  • Senet

    Senet

    Published: 3500
    Rating: 6389
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