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Welcome to The Oware Society, the first organized body to promote and organize International Oware Tournaments worldwide. With a worldwide membership of players and enthusiasts of all abilities. We have something to offer everyone, from beginner to Grandmaster or for those just seeking information. In addition to organizing tournaments (nationally and internationally) the OWS supports and promotes Oware activities worldwide. We also publish a quarterly newsletter, 'Oware News' for members.

Oware Fund: You can support worldwide Oware activities by making a contribution to the fund and receive recognition in 'Oware News'. Click here for information about the Oware fund.

Mwalimu Express The Oware Society bringing probably the World's Oldest Game to Contemporary Society. Want to learn how to play an Ancient African Mathematical Board Game, develop your mental agility, sharpen your strategic thinking or just want to have fun and be entertained. Just come along to Mwalimu Express, Sunday 17th of December 2017 from 14:00 - 17:00. This months destination is yet to be announced

Subsequent sessions will take place on the third Sunday of every month from January to May 2018 at the same venue and same times. Just look out on this site or our Facebook page for future dates. You can also join our Facebook Google+ groups for regular updates via e-mail. Just send us an e-mail if you will like to do so.
Sowing Oware Tournament CCCXXXIX This weeks Online Sowing Oware Tournament the 339th edition will take place on Wednesday the 13th of December 2017 from 22:00. For this tournament there is no qualifying phase. Players go straight into the final phase. Each round lasts 8 minutes in duration. The top 4 positioned players usually get free LudoTeka subscriptions of varying lengths.

In order to participate you have to be registered with LudoTeka which takes a few minutes to do. Then you have to register for the next edition of the Tournament. You can set your preferences so that whenever there is a tournament you will be entered and notified.

Please note we are not hosting this tournament merely publishing it.

For past Tournament results visit http://www.ludoteka.com/tournaments?tn=19
Warri & Mancala at the Harlem YMCA Come and learn to play the oldest game in the world. this is an all age fun activity. If you can count from one to fifty then you are eligible to play. As valuable as chess but easy as checkers to learn and a great teaching tool for decision making.

YMCA membership is not required for participation. This event takes place on the 1st Saturday of every month.

For more information contact: Oba Cullins @ 917-405-7475 or warri@warri.org
International Awale Tournament The 21st International Awale Tournament is to be held at the 32nd International Games Festival Cannes (South of France) which takes place from Friday 23rd of February to Sunday 25th of February 2018. There will be a Senior & Beginners/ Junior Tournament (for under 16's and novices). Competition Starts on Friday at 11 am. A new Feature this year will be the Blitz & Rapid Competitions.

The Blitz competition will take place on Friday 23rd February from 11am.

The Rapid competition will take place on Friday 24th February from 11am.

For more information contact us admin@oware.org or go to the View links page more details.
Kumasi Clubs Oware Championship The first Kumasi Oware Clubs Championship to be held to determine the strongest Oware playing Clubs and players in Kumasi, Ghana. Organised by The Oware Society of Ghana (OSG) in conjunction with The Oware Society (OWS ) based in the UK, under the aegis of the World Oware Federation (WOF).

Ten clubs from the Kumasi Metropolitan area will be represented. The competition will be a round robin championship. Matches will be decided on a best of five basis. The rules used for this competition will be the OWS International Rules - Abapa Rules.

This is planned to be an annual event, sparking of the organisation of Oware in Kumasi and Ghana. All are welcome to witness this inaugural Clubs Championship.

The winning player from this championship, will be first choice to being selected to participate in the International Awale Tournament 2018, which will take place at the International Festival des Juex in Cannes, France, from 23rd -25th of February 2018
Cannes International Game Festival 2008

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Mailing Address: OWS, 6 Kiloh Court, Meyrick Road, London, SW11 2EE.
Email: admin@oware.org

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