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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 24th of February 2019 from 14:00 - 17:00. This months destination is yet to be announced

Subsequent sessions will take place on the fourth Sunday of every month, the next being 24th March 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 CDVI This weeks Online Sowing Oware Tournament the 406th edition will take place on Wednesday the 27th February 2019 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
 
International Awale Tournament The 23rd International Awale Tournament is to be held at the 34th International Games Festival Cannes (South of France) which takes place from Friday 21st of February & Saturday 22nd of February 2020. There will be a Senior & Beginners/ Junior category (for under 16's and novices). Competition Starts on Friday at 11:00 am.

Round Robin will be used to manage the tournament if there are 8 or less entrants. Otherwise for nine or more entrants a seven round Swiss System will be used. The Blitz Championship will take place on Friday 21st February from 11:00 am. 10 mins a game (each player has 5 mins playing time): 30 mins a match. Matches: best of three.

The Rapid Championship will take place on Saturday 22nd February from 10:30 am. 20 mins a game (each player has 10 mins playing time per game): Total match 60 mins Match best of three.

Entry fee: Adults 20 euros / Juniors 10 euros Prize fund: Total of entry fees to be distributed to top three positioned players in a rough ratio of 3:2:1 for each competition.

Prize: Trophies (Oware Rapid) & Medals for top three positioned players in each competition and certificates of participation for other entrants.

For more information contact us admin@oware.org / owaresociety@gmail.com or go to www.oware.org & the view links page for more details.
 
 
Cannes International Game Festival 2008



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

 
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