|Oware (also called Ouri, Awari, Wari or Warri) is a two-player game that belongs to the Mancala family of games.|
Oware is played on a special board having two rows of 6 small pits and two big pits called Storehouses. Each player's side is the bottom row of the small pits and the player's storehouse is on the right side.
At the beginning of the game 4 seeds (or marbles) are placed in each small pit.
|A player wins the game if he accumulates more seeds in his own storehouse than the opponent.|
Players take turns sowing their seeds. Sowing is performed in the following way:
Below is an example of a sowing:
A player takes five seeds from his pit
A player takes five seeds from his pit and sows them