On the Day seven of the campaign #WriteAPageADay, AADU PULI ATTAM an ancient game which is highly popular and widely played in the house holds of Tamil Nadu will be presented in detail.
At first basic requirements of the game:
Number of persons: 2
Preferred age group: Above the age of 10
Duration of the play: Minimum half an hour
Best time to play: Afternoon.
Preferred surface: on the floor
Things required to play: Chalk piece, 15 coins of one variety and 3 coins of other variety
How to play: Draw the ADU PULI ATTAM board on the floor or have the chart in which the board is drawn.
The player with Aadu moves first by placing an Aadu on a free intersection on the board. The puli’s turn starts with a move of the puli to an adjacent position along the lines that indicate a valid moves.
Players move alternatively. A puli captures an Aadu by jumping over it to an adjacent free position. Aadus cannot move until all 15 are on board.
They must leave the board when captured. They can only move after all 15 have been put on the board.
Reference to this Game: There is a movie in Tamil with the title of this game. In village fairs, the folk artiste enact drama of Aadu and Puli. Moreover, in many films dealing with rural stories, this game is shown as played by the villagers.
(This blogpost is apart of Blog Chatter's #WriteAPageADay)
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