Asta chamma is an ancient Indian board game. Other Indian names for this game are Chauka Bara, Taayam, Gatta Mane.
A game of chance, Ashta Chemma is the classic get-together activity that suprasses all age groups and generations.
HOW TO PLAY: This is a two-four player strategy game. The purpose is to take your counters from the starting point to the safety of home.
INCLUDES: One handmade cotton fabric game board, four sets of wooden lacware pawns (each set contains 4x4: 16 coins ) which are coloured red, orange, yellow and green and four cowrie shells for playing and an instruction manual. DIMENSIONS: Cotton Mat - 34" x 34" Cm; Pawns : Dia ~ 1cm, Height ~ 2 cm.
PRODUCT CARE: Please dry-clean the fabric mat or wash the same lightly in cold water. Warm iron only. Please do not wash wooden pawns, wipe gently with Cloth.
1) Ashta chamma A traditional board game from the modern day Ludo. Played by up to four players and is appropriate for any age above five years. If you have had the good fortune of spending lazy summer and winter vacations in your grandparents’ home, this game surely must have been a part of your childhood. Our endeavor here is to revive those memories and help you create new ones with your own children and make it a family sport. A game of chase and chance, this involves your maneuvering the counters assigned to you to it’s fastest trip to the home square; quite like the modern day Ludo. Healthy competition and strategy are a part of this time spent on the game. Traditionally played using cowrie shells instead of dice
Number of Game Players 2
Material Type(s) Cotton
Product Dimensions 48.26 x 48.26 x 0.64 cm; 160 Grams
Manufacturer recommended age 5 years and up
Country of Origin India