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A new card game for two players.

Two Stones

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

In China this game is known as Pong hau k'i and in Korea it is called Ou-moul-ko-no.

A game for two players.

Resources:
A game board like the one above.
Each player needs two distinctive pieces such as two pebbles. 

To play:

Place the two pebbles at the top and two at the bottom as shown below . 

Take turns to slide one pebble along a line to an empty spot.
The first move will be to the middle.

To win: block your opponent so that they cannot move.

Next time you play swap start positions on the board with your opponent. 


Computer version: you play red, computer plays blue. 

 

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