Bulgarian game Holes – Yamichki – the playground

Origin of the game: There is an archeological finding in the region of Kyustendil (Bulgaria) of a clay board game with 16 holes on it, arranged in four rows (ranks) each with four columns.

Aim of the game: To collect all of the opponent’s pucks that are placed in the inner column/row having four circles by passing the pucks subsequently one by one from one circle to another.

Area of play:

This game is played on a playground made of carpet or other suitable surface with the size of 3.50 m (3.00 m) x 2.30 m.