Parcheesi Game Board in black blue buttermilk colors is a classic game of race that has been played more than 100 years. Parcheesi handcrafted wooden game board looks great hung on the wall with other game boards in a wall display. Handcrafted and signed by artist game board measures 15 x 15, matching game pieces & dice sold separately. This is similar to an antique reproduction of a game board from late 1800's
This a race game. It´s very similar to Ludo, introduced in England in 1896. Parcheesi ans Ludo are directly inherited from indian game Parchisi. The Parchisi, in India, is played on a wool crossed board extended on the floor or on a table. There are, in Agra and Allahabad palaces, big Parchisiboards with red and white marbled squares where the emperor used to play, being the living pieces 16 concubines from his harem.
Parcheesi is played on crossed board with 68 squares; 16 of them, the secure squares, are specially marked. Four groups of pieces are used, each of them in a different colour and with four pieces.
Each player has his own colour, using one of the groups of pieces.
There are also four zones out of the route, corresponding with the four groups, where players store the pieces that aren´t incorporated into the game.
The pieces move forward along the 68 squares of the route according to the punctuation shown by the dice that the players have to roll every turn.
This is the look of the board at the start of the game:
PARCHEESI GAME BOARD BLACK BLUE BUTTERMILK
- Brand: Sunrise Acres Farm Primitives
- Product Code: Parcheesi game board antique reproduction
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: $70.00