Oware is an intellectual and strategic game of the peoples of West Africa. Two people play in this game. On the game board are six identical holes located in two rows, which together make up 12 small holes, and there are also accumulating large holes - storages into which players will collect stones. The game "Oware" is played with 48 balls.

Six small holes on its side of the board is the player's field, six holes opposite is accordingly the opponent's field. Players try to collect as many balls as possible in their storage. In the game, the one who collects most of the balls wins.


OWARE – intellectual game (countries of Western Africa)

Composition of the teams – 5 people: 2 men, 2 women, 1 coach.

The competitions are held in an individual rating according to the Swiss system. Number of rounds – 7. The results are counted separately for the men’s and women’s teams. The time limit is 20 minutes for each player for one game.

Download: competition rules of Oware