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Carrom is an interesting game similar to Billiards or Table Shuffleboard. Usually, a coin flip is used to determine who goes first, but there are no strict rules . It is essential to know the international rules and regulations if you wish to gain mastery over carrom. This article will give you more information. Games of Carrom and Crokinole are described in the rules as being played by finger snapping the rings. However, all such games can be played with cue sticks .

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Brain Games for Adults. Stand or Table E. Make sure each outer piece must touch the inner circle. Shop Now at guard. The winner of the toss may carrroms pass this decision to the other player. See for yourself how vulnerable you are. The Carrommen shall have a smooth movement in a flat position on the playing surface of the Carrom Board when struck by a striker of standard specifications.

The Queen shall be taken out for placing by the Umpire. There are 9 black pieces in carrom, 9 white pieces, and one red piece sometimes referred to as “the queen”in addition to two pieces known as the “striker pieces. Please check and below link. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. In the event you pocket a piece, you get to continue to play. If totally covered, the piece is placed opposite the czrroms player behind the red spot.

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A popular variant of the game called duboo is played mostly in Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan. The player shall however, continue his turn.


Two colours to represent the players’ pieces and one colour for the queen. There are some basic carrom rules about the set up and shooting, that one needs to understand and follow. A carrom set contains 19 pieces striker not included in three distinct colours.

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Boric acid powder is the most commonly used for this purpose. The board has larger pockets, the discs are arranged in a ring, each player has ten discs instead of nine, and the queen known as the “donkey” is pocketed last.

Carrom – Wikipedia

If a player pockets the Queen and one of her own pieces in the same turn, this counts and that player has covered the Queen. To determine your score, count how many pieces your opponent still has on the board.

The powder is made from pure, food-grade vegetable starch. For example, say your opponent has 5 pieces remaining on the board.

American carrom is a variant developed around in the United States by Christian missionaries to Asia, who brought the game back with them.

JB Jean Byce Jan 16, Memory Games for Children. What is important in playing carrom board.? If the winner of the toss chooses to change sides then the loser must strike first. The winner of the toss strikes first, which is called the opening break. Concerned with young boys loitering around pool halls where gambling was commona Sunday school teacher named Henry L.


In each round, you attempt to use your striker to knock these pieces into the board’s pockets. Family-point carrom also known as simple-point carrom is an informal variant suitable for an odd number of players. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat You caroms your partner, or your team and your partner’s team, should take a seat at opposite ends of the board.

There is no set number of rounds you play in carrom.

Carrom Rules and Regulations That’ll Help You Master the Game

If the striker fails to leave both the lines, i. Are backshots allowed in carrom?

You hold your hand palm side down and rest your fingertips very lightly on the carrom board. According to international carrom rules and regulations, a game comprises 25 points or 8 boards whichever comes first.

VB Venkatesh Babu Feb 4, If the score is 22 or more he shall win by 1 point. What are the rules of “no rules”? A player contravenes the rules for striking. Set the board up for play.