hist-games: Tablero de Jesus (da Gucci) again

Teceangl tierna.britt at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 12:34:53 PST 2008


On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 5:35 AM,  <webmaster at historicgames.com> wrote:
> Someone new on the Yahoo group Games Guild of Ealdormere (SCA)
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/games_guild/ has recently said
>
> "I actually learned it from my Mexican friends who were born in and
> grew up in Colima. They said it had been played in their family for
> generations"
>
> and that Tablero de Gucci was of SCA origin and Tablero de Jesus was Spanish.
>
> Tablero da Gucci has apparently been around for 20 years or so, I
> wonder if it could have been introduced to Mexico by tourists??

>From the SCA, perhaps, but the game didn't exist before being
introduced to the SCA, so I fear their memory might be somewhat
inaccurate.

- Teceangl
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