The game uses a 3x3 square board. 2 players take turns to play,
either placing a red on an empty square, or changing a red to
orange, or orange to green. The player who forms 3 of 1 colour in a
This game for two players comes from Ghana. However, stones that were marked for this game in the third century AD have been found near Hadrian's Wall in Northern England.
A game for 1 person to develop stategy and shape and space
awareness. 12 counters are placed on a board. Counters are removed
one at a time. The aim is to be left with only 1 counter.
A group of children from Manorfield Primary
School, Stoney Stanton played this game.
D.H and N.L. said:
S.W. took these ideas further and came up with
some instructions for how to win from the beginning of the
Well done! I wonder whether anyone can explain
why these ideas work?