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.
This is a game for two players.
You will need:
Two different coloured pencils
A sheet of dot paper (download one) or you can
draw your own.
To complete as many squares as possible.
Choose a coloured pencil each and take turns drawing a line by
connecting two dots that are next to each other. Your line can be
( ) , vertically ( or
) but not diagonally ( or ).
When you complete a box put your initial inside it and then take
another turn. You can keep drawing lines as long as you can keep
completing squares. Don't forget to put yourself in the box!
As you play think ahead. What will be your best move? Your goal
is to get as many squares as possible and also to prevent your
opponent from getting any.