Originating in Africa, OWARE IS THE OLDEST STRATEGIC BOARD GAME still played all around the world today. Giving HOURS OF FUN, this game then stores away into a wooden carved and unpainted box.
CAREFULLY HAND MADE IN GHANA, this ENGAGING GAME was originally played to train and improve brain power, it can be played by both adults and children. Its portable nature means that it can easily be carried around to play with friends and for any family gatherings.
Oware is sometimes known as Awari, Awalé, Wari, Ouri, Warri, Wali and is part of the mancala family of games, pit and pebble games that are played worldwide with slight variations as to the layout of the game, number of players and strategy of play.
The game measures 46cm (L) x 16cm (W) when open | 18.25 inches (L) x 6.25 inches (W) when open, when the board is not in use, you can fold it to keep it organized and safe. Please note that as each board is hand carved, imperfections and variations in the wood are part of the character and we belie adds to the appeal of the sets
Reflecting TRADITIONAL AFRICAN VALUES, players of Oware encourage participation by onlookers, making it perhaps the MOST SOCIAL TWO-PLAYER abstract. In recreational play, it is normal for spectators to discuss the game in progress and to advise the players. Games may provide a focus for entertainment and meeting others.