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Traditional Congkak Board Game of the Malay Archipelago

About This game uses a board that has 7 holes at each side called 'village' which totaled to 14 holes, and 2 larger holes at both ends called 'home'.
The Congkak game can only be played by two players at a time. The players will sit oppsite of each other and the holes will be filled with 7 seeds in each except the two larger holes which contains no seeds. Each player will start the play simultaneously.


How to Play The player can pick the seeds from any holes from the player's side, carrying the seeds while putting them into the holes (or 'villages') one by one including into the player's own 'home' but not into the opponent's home. If the last seed ends up into the hole that contains seeds, the player can pick up all seeds from it and continue the game, otherwise, the player will stop and wait for the opponent to finish.


The Shooting ('Tembak' or 'Tikam') Rules The Player's move is stopped if the last seed ends up into an…