The Book of Games: Strategy, Tactics & History

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2008 - Games - 736 pages
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This lavishly illustrated 736-page reference provides a lifetime of entertainment! It contains complete rules, playing tips, and instructive move-by-move examples of 65 fun and diverse games. They range from Senat, a pastime enjoyed by King Tut, to Hex, invented by a 20th-century mathematician; from strategy games like Siege of Paris to dice games like Chuck-a-Luck to chase games like Pachisi; from Asian Shogi to African Wari; and from traditional Chess and Go to modern creations like Mastermind and Othello. Colorful illustrations show old-time and modern players, game boards, and equipment alongside fascinating anecdotes and curious facts about games throughout history. For every player, this one’s a sure winner!
 

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Contents

BACKGAMMON
7
SNAKES AND LADDERS
19
SALTA
33
WHITE HORSE
45
WINDMILL
55
DOMINOES
69
SHOGI
107
GOOSE
141
ENGLISH CHECKERS
153
SENAT
163
POKER
173
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