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.
Some puzzles requiring no knowledge of knot theory, just a careful
inspection of the patterns. A glimpse of the classification of
knots and a little about prime knots, crossing numbers and knot
Investigations based on an Indian game.
This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square
grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters.
Does it matter where the target is put? Is there a good strategy
for winning? If you could choose your own numbers, what would be
the shortest possible trail?