FANDOM


Bao la Kujifunza
Other Names: Mbili-mbili
First Description: (?), 1971
Cycles: Two
Ranks: Four
Sowing: Multiple laps
Region: D. R. of the Congo (?),
Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania

Bao la Kujifunza (Swahili for: "Bao for beginners"), also called Mbili-mbili (according to a post of the German Bao player Ronald Schaffhirt in the Kamusi Project forum), is a simple Bao variant played by children and other Bao beginners in Kenya and Tanzania. It was already described in 1971 in a leaflet of the National Museum of Tanzania about Bao.

Rules

According to the Italian Bao expert Nino Vessella Bao la kujifunza is played with the rules of the second stage of Bao only, but without the takasia rule. There are no seeds in hand. At the start of the game each hole contains two counters.

Mangola0

Initial Position

External Links

References

Anonymous.
How to Play Bao. National Museum of Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) 1971.
Russ, L.
The Complete Mancala Games Book: How to Play the World's Oldest Board Games. Marlowe & Company, New York (USA) 1999, 122-127.


Copyright

© Ralf Gering
Under the CC by-sa 2.5 license.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.