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, game of chance and skill played by two persons upon a specially marked board divided by a space, called the bar, into two tables (inner table and outer table), each of which has 12 alternately colored points, or triangular spaces.
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Ludo, if anything more popular and widely played, derives similarly from the traditional Indian race games of Pachisi or Chaupat, usually played on a four-armed board of cloth.
Whitman then began development of another pursuit game, Pachisi, the "red game.' Following the terms of the corporations' earlier agreement, Whitman sent a copy of the "red game' to Selchow & Righter for their perusal.
47 Which popular board game from 1896 is a simplified version of the ancient Indian game pachisi?