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Cai Qi is a game information page. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Circular shaped board, In a category all its own. This item is located on a site outside of

Cai QiA game information page
. Chesslike game on circular board.

Inventor: Patrick Hassel Zein.


<i>Cai Qi</i> (pronounced <i>Tsai Tchi</i>) is a chesslike game, played on a circular board, invented by Patrick Hassel Zein from Sweden. On this page, you find the rules and illustrations. The game was formerly called <em>Chaturanga</em>, (while different from the original Chaturanga). Unless using the advanced rules (for magic and three or four players), there are 18 pieces per side.

31 Mar 2005: Link updated. Old link was:<br>


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The board used for this game has 89 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.

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