PLAKOTO AND TAPA RULES
Source : Backgammon Galore

ORIGINS :

Plakoto and Tapa are two board games for two players, cousins of Backgammon, in which the playing pieces are moved according to the roll of dice. It is considered that the "Senet" and the Royal Game of Ur are part of their distant ancestors dating back to 5000 years.
The oldest known board game is the "Ludus Duodecim Scriptorum" widely practiced in ancient Rome.

In Greece, the Plakoto is one of the three most popular table games. The other two are the "Portes" and the "Fevga". These three games (played in turn) are known as the "Tavli".

The Plakoto is played in Bulgaria under the name "Tapa" (the word "tapa" means "bottle cap"). Finally, it is played in Syria under the name "Mahbousseh".

NUMBER OF PLAYERS : 2

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