hist-games: Contents of hist-games digest...

Wolfram Troeder Rabennest at gmx.de
Tue Jun 9 02:33:51 PDT 2009

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> Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2009 16:45:52 +0100
> From: jon at gothic green oak <jon at gothicgreenoak.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: hist-games: What's the one game (or maybe two or three)
> 	you would include?
> To: Jane & Mark Waks <waks at comcast.net>
> Cc: hist-games at www.pbm.com
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> Justin
> Hope I can help with the following
> Gluckshaus is easy to construct, may be played by several people any of 
> whom may leave the game at some point and might be replaced by someone 
> else, and has the additional positive feature of requiring no skill 
> whatsoever.
Also there is no need of an elaborate board 
In favour of that. 

> Finally I have to put a word in for my favourite of all the tafl games - 
> known in the country where I currently live (Wales) as Tawl Bwrdd (Tafl 
> played on and 11 x 11 board). Big enough to be interesting but not too 
> big to intimidate.
> Good luck
As a new member of the tafl-family I would propose haretafl or hare&hounds

My personal favorite is Pochen.

Also the "echec des damesW is reconizable for most as it is chess with compulsatory capture.


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