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Fanorona - Madagascan Strategy Game

 

Fanorona - Madagascan Strategy Game

Fanorona is a 2 player strategy game that's indigenous to Madagascar. It's one of several games, including Draughts and the native American 'Fighting Serpents', that appear to be derived from the old medieval game of Alquerque as outlined by Alfonso X in his 13th century book of Games.

 




















 

Fanorona - Madagascan game

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Fanorona - Madagascan game

Ref: 002R68

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£19.99

£16.66 (Ex.VAT)

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Fanorona is one of several games including Draughts and the native American 'Fighting Serpents' that appear to be derived from the old medieval game of Alquerque as outlined by Alfonso X in his 13th century book of Games.

  • An ancient African game from Madagascar dating to at least the 15th century
  • Game-play is similar to draughts - straightforward but requires strategic thinking
  • Great fun for kids while also helping them to learn about history and strategy
  • Hand-made in Britain by a craftsman specialising in leatherwork
  • Real leather roll-up board conveniently stores with the pieces in a cardboard tube
  • Language of Rules/Instructions: English
  • For ages: 6+
  • Number of players: 2
  • Average game time: 10 minutes
Fanorona is a Madagascan game that appeared around 1680 and which has adopted an unusual and interesting form of capture.

Our board is an authentic leather Fanorona game with hand-made wooden pieces. These boards enable you to enjoy a small piece of African history while playing a great game.

Suitable for museums, schools, families - Madagascan Fanorona is fantastic for teaching logic skills to children. The board, pieces and rules come in a convenient cardboard tube so take up very little space when not in use.

Approx. Dimensions:

Board 30 x 18cm. Tube 28cm long
Board 11.8x7.1 inch. Tube 11 inch long

Contains small parts. Unsuitable for children under 36 months.
















 

Wooden Fanorona Game by Pico Pao

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Wooden Fanorona Game by Pico Pao


Apologies - out of stock. Date new stock due: 19 Mar 2021. Email us to be notified when new stock arrives.

Ref: 006RW2

£38.99

£32.49 (Ex.VAT)

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A nicely made, all-wooden Fanorona game from Spanish manufacturer, Pico Pao. Featuring a beech wood board with a 9 x 5 layout, the set also includes wooden playing pieces that can be stored in slots along each side of the board.

  • Wooden Fanorona game by Pico Pao
  • Beech wood board with wooden playing pieces
  • 2 player strategy game that's indigenous to Madagascar
  • A nicely made, all-wooden version of Fanorona
  • 9 x 5 board for playing Fanoron-Tsivy, the most popular version of the game
  • Language of Rules/Instructions: Spanish, English
  • For ages: 6+
  • Number of players: 2
  • Average game time: 20 minutes
Fanorona is a 2 player strategy game that's indigenous to Madagascar. The aim of the game is to capture all your opponent's pieces. Capturing is achieved by either approaching or withdrawing from opponent's pieces.

Approx. Dimensions:

Board: 345 x 250 x 35mm
Board: 13.6x9.8x1.4 inch
















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