Kalaha-Mancala-Oware open with gemstone tiles

Kalaha, Mancala, Oware, Bean Game

16,95 

Kalaha, also known as bean game or stone game in German, is a strategy game for two people and belongs to the family of Mancala games. The Egyptians and Assyrians have already played this game in a similar form. The oldest games discovered by archaeologists were created more than 1000 years before Christ. Despite the very simple rules of the game, beans or pearl-like stones are laid in hollows and transported from there, Kalaha offers many tactical possibilities. The collapsible game is ideal for travel or home and thanks to the simple rules a great game for children and adults. Your price €16.95

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Kalaha, also known as bean game or stone game in German, is a strategy game for two people and belongs to the family of Mancala games. The Egyptians and Assyrians have already played this game in a similar form. This means that several names are known, such as Kalah, Mankala, Manqala, Awele or Oware and over 200 different versions. The oldest games discovered by archaeologists were created more than 1000 years before Christ. Mancala games can be found throughout Africa, but also in the Middle and Far East as well as India, Sri Lanka, southern China, Malaysia the Philippines as well as in North and South America. Often, names and rules vary from place to place, but the basic rule remains the same everywhere. Beans, seeds or pearl-like stones are laid in hollows and transported from there. The most common playing field consists of 2 rows with 6 troughs. There are playing fields with 2 x 3 – 2 x 20, 3 x 6, and even with 4 x 8 troughs partly with an additional hollow (Kalaha) for the won stones. Despite the very simple rules of the game, Kalaha offers many tactical possibilities.

You will receive a Mancala/Kalaha game made of wood, with 2 rows and 6 troughs as well as two oval troughs for the won stones and a game guide in German, English, French and Dutch.

Size open 45.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 2 cm / closed 22.8 x 12.5 x 4 cm / weight without tiles approx. 645g

Tiles; 50 colorful, polished gemstones (mixture of natural stones) diameter approx. 1.0 – 1.7 cm consisting of rock crystal, rose quartz, jasper, aventurine, hematite, sodalite and others. Or with 50 beans – size approx. 1.0 x 1.2 cm

Available: Delivery time 1 – 3 business days

Your price €16.95