CHINESE GAMES WITH DICE AND DOMINOES

Stewart Culin
Annual Report of the U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C.:
United States Government Printing Office, pp. 491-537


Clickable List Of Games With Dice And Dominoes

CHINESE DICE GAMES
Traditional Chinese Dice
Sz'  'ng luk - four, five, six
Kon mn yung - pursuing sheep
Chk t'n kau - throwing heaven and nine
Pat ch- grasping eight
Chong n ch'au - Game of the Chief of the Literati
BACKGAMMON
Shung luk - double sixes (Korean backgammon - ssang-ryouk)
Saka - backgammon in Siam
Tabal - backgammon in Johore
Sugoroku - backgammon in Japan
Shing kun t'o - promotion of the officials (promotion of Mandarins)
P tsz'  - covered die
K'ung p - current treasure
DOMINOES
Kwat p'i - Chinese dominoes - bone tablets
Ti - to angle
Ts'ung shap - to dispute for tens
Kim ti shap - to grasp many tens (and) K'ap shap - to complete tens
Na tn kau- turning heavens and nines
T tn kau - to play heavens and nines
Hoi t'p - to open the pagoda (solitaire game)
Fortune Telling With Dominoes
Round Dominoes From Fuhchau
KOREAN DOMINOES
Korean Dominoes
Ho-hpai - barbarian tablets
Tjak-ma-tchi-ki - pair making
Kko-ri-pout-tchi-ki - tail joining
Kōl-ye-si - Gambling House Game
Ryong-hpai - dragon tablets solitaire (Chinese: lung p'ai) & Ke-pouk-hpai
- tortoise tablets solitaire (Chinese: kwai p'i)
Sn-syo-tyen - personally counting divination (Chinese: shan sh chm)
and O-koan- 5 gateways (Chinese: 'ng kwn)
OTHER DOMINOE GAMES
Burmese and Shan Dominoes
Siamese Dominoes
Eskimo (Inuit) Dominoes
Miscellaneous Dominoes
Introduction of Dominoes into Europe
Invention of The Game of Dominoes
Dominoes - A Form of Dice

Last update January 31, 2010