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Nine Men's Morris - Game Board and Rules
Nine Men's Morris is an ancient board game combining the speed of checkers, the strategy of chess and the simplicity of tic-tac-toe.
It is easy to play, but difficult to master.
The game's speed, strategy, and simplicity combine to make it a subtle powerhouse.
Let me count the ways ...
1. Folks from similar and different generations can compete.
2. Games end in 5-10 minutes - so several games can be played simultaneously - or in succession - without folks getting bored.
3. "Gameboards" can be printed and placed in document photo frames from Dollar stores.
4. Game pieces can be formal game pawns (like the ones in the game "Sorry"), or any uniform household item with a flat bottom (pennies and dimes work well - so do colored applesauce caps).
These four elements I have shared allow Nine Men's Morris to be the centerpiece of a compelling, inexpensive, intra-generational event.
Imagine middle, high school, and college students - along with professionals and retirees - all playing each other in a large room with 16 tables.
Each table can host two games between two players simultaneously - this means 64 people can be engaged and play 32 games in the first round of a tournament. ...
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