Solving puzzles is an important means to practice the game of Toguz Kumalak and to improve your skills.
Toguz Kumalak Problems for BeginnersEdit
These easy problems are meant for those who have just learnt the rules.
Problem 1Edit
White to move and win! (solution)
Problem 2Edit
Which is the best move White can make? (solution)
Problem 3Edit
White to create a Tusdik! (solution)
Problem 4Edit
Wnat's wrong? (solution)
Problem 5Edit
Find the mistake! (solution)
Problem 6Edit
There are two mistakes! (solution)
Problem 7Edit
White empties hole 3. Where does his move end? (solution)
Problem 8Edit
What is the best move White can play? (solution)
Problem 9Edit
White to make a tusdik! (solution)
Toguz Kumalak Problems for Advanced BeginnersEdit
Problem 1Edit
White to play and win the game in two moves! (solution)
Problem 2Edit
White to make a tusdik in two moves! (solution)
Toguz Kumalak Endgame ProblemsEdit
2 Kumalak to be capturedEdit
Problem 1Edit
White achieves a draw! (solution)
Problem 2Edit
White wins (solution)
Problem 3Edit
White wins! (solution)
Problem 4Edit
White still needs two kumalak to win. (solution)
Problem 5Edit
Just a little bit different. White also wins! (solution)
Problem 6Edit
White wins! (solution)
Problem 7Edit
White wins! (solution)
Problem 8Edit
White wins! (solution)
Problem 9Edit
The solution requires great exactness. White wins! (solution)
Problem 10Edit
White wins! (solution)
Problem 11Edit
White wins! (solution)
Problem 12Edit
White wins! (solution)
Problem 13Edit
White wins! (solution)
Problem 14Edit
White wins! (solution)
3 Kumalak to be capturedEdit
Problem 1Edit
White to move and win! (solution)
Problem 2Edit
White to draw! (solution)
Problem 3Edit
White to draw! (solution)
Problem 4Edit
White to win! (solution)
Problem 5Edit
White to draw! (solution)
Problem 6Edit
White to draw! (solution)
Problem 7Edit
White to draw! (solution)
Problem 8Edit
White to draw! (solution)
4 Kumalak to be capturedEdit
Problem 1Edit
White leads by seven points, but must still win the game. White to play! (solution)
Problem 2Edit
White to move and win! (solution)
5 Kumalak to be capturedEdit
6 Kumalak to be capturedEdit
Problem 1Edit
White to move and win! (solution)
About TempiEdit
Problem 1Edit
White to move wins, although Black leads by 8 points. (solution)
Problem 2Edit
Supposed Black cannot interfere, how many tempi has White? (solution)
Problem 3Edit
If Black cannot interfere, how many tempi will White have? (solution)
Problem 4Edit
The opponent's hole 1 is a tusdik. How many tempi has White? Note: Black cannot interfere. (solution)
More Puzzles of Other Mancala GamesEdit
A list of mancala games other than Toguz Kumalak, of which puzzles have been published on Mancala World.
One-row GamesEdit
- 55Stones (1)
Two-row GamesEdit
- Afrika (2)
- Alemungula (1)
- Banan-Cala (1)
- Bohnenspiel (2)
- Cenne (1)
- En Gehé (1)
- Layli Goobalay (1)
- Ô ăn quan (1)
- Ot-tjin (1)
- Oware (3)
- Pas de Deux (1)
- Sadeqa (1)
- Songo (1)
- Vai Lung Thlan (1)
- Waurie (1)
Three-row GamesEdit
- Selus (1)
- Sulus Nishtaw (1)
Four-row GamesEdit
- Tchouba (2)
ReferencesEdit
- Shotayev, M.
- Togyzkumalak's Compositions. Astana (Kazakhstan) 2015.
CopyrightEdit
© Ralf Gering
Under the CC by-sa 2.5 license.