board games

is a traditional ancient indoor game played by two people in South India .

is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

Ashtdpada is a Sanskrit term describing the eight-by-eight board that the game is played on

Pachisi is a cross and circle board game that originated in medieval India which has been described as the “national board game of India”

The game of ashta chamma is one of the oldest board games extant, still being played in certain parts of India. There are references of this game in some ancient Indian epics like the Mahabharata.

Taabla is a “running fight” game from Karnataka in India. Two bands of twelve warriors fight their way to each other’s stronghold.

is well known as Nine Men’s Morris or Mills in the western world. Navakankari is the Sanskrit  name which means nine pebbles.

is a two player game, in which Player who succeeds in placing three of their marks in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal row wins the game.

Puli joodam is an ancient hunt game of India usually played by two people .
Also known as Puli meka, Adu Huli, Bagh Bakri .

 is a circular race game in which two or four persons can play. Each player gets 1 counter only. 6 cowrie shells give the count to move counters.

Panchi is a modification of the single track race game, Pancha Keliya. Two persons can play this with 5 counters each. 5 cowrie shells give the count to move counters.

Also called Moksha Pata, kailasa pata , Gyan Chaupar
India is home to the game of snakes and ladders and it is said that it was prevalent in Jain

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