Chinese checkers

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a board game in which each player tries to move a set of marbles through a set of holes from one point of a six-pointed star to the opposite point

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In 3 Stones, players take turns pulling stones from a pouch and placing them on a board similar to the one used in Chinese checkers.
He played Monopoly and Chinese checkers with his brother and sister and listened to his grandmother tell stories.
com you'll find many of the games above, as well as Chinese checkers, mahjong, and Literati, which is a form of Scrabble.
Board games have made a major comeback in these cocooning times, and Bombay company has several types - including Chinese checkers on a fancy board for $56 that you'll want to display all year 'round.
One child remembered that in the previous leisure time project, they played Chinese checkers.
We still regularly crush them in Chinese checkers and Yahtzee, don't we?
We had a snack, read or played a game of jacks, Old Maid, Monopoly, Chinese checkers, or pickup sticks.
What's notable, however, is not that the leasing activity over the past several years has been relatively strong, but that much of it represented a kind of a shuffling, a Chinese Checkers effect.
Thus, Imagisoft's Mike Prestwich reports that after a distributor sold 12,000 copies of his Chinese Checkers game, Prestwich netted just three paid registrations.
Moreover, "it's possibly the world's smallest glass Chinese checkers board," Tonucci adds.
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Since no words are needed to play, the game already has some International interest like Chinese Checkers.
He observes the social customs of the English middle class--the games of croquet and Chinese checkers, the school speech day--with some ironic detachment.
For the next nine years this band would work with Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Eddie Floyd, Wilson Picket and many more, as well as churning out hits of their own like Green Onions, Chinese Checkers, Time Is Tight and Soul Limbo, the latter used by the BBC's Test Match Special for years.
are sophisticated wood-and-brass chess and checker sets, and at Target you'll find Chinese checkers, cribbage and tic-tac-toe games designed by architect Michael Graves that are so attractive you'll want to display them on the coffee or patio table.
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