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'
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|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 September 2016 from 2pm - 5pm. This months destination as yet is unknown.
Subsequent sessions will take place on the third Sunday of every month from October to May 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 CCLX|| ||This weeks Online Sowing Oware Tournament the 260th edition will take place on Wednesday the 8th of June 2016 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 Fellowship Tournament|| ||This tournament organised by Warri.org requires no pre-registration. Entry is free, a trophy will be awarded for the top winner; and some participation certificates for the other players. The Round Robin system will be used to manage this tournament.
This tournament is being hosted by the larger International African Arts Festival which takes place from Friday 1st of July to Monday 4th of July 2016 at Commodore Barry Park, Navy Street ( Between Park avenue & Flushing Avenue), Brooklyn, New York 11202
For more information contact Oba Cullins via www.warri.org or on 001 917 405 7474|
|Afronistic|| ||Oware will feature at the 2nd Big African Party organised by Afronistic our friends from Yoruba Festival and The Nigerian Carnival. On Sunday the 31st of July 2016 at General Gordon Square, Woolwich, London SE18 6PW
On the day Oware enthusiasts will have the opportunity to play various versions of pit & pebble games with different people from around the World. Two, Three and four row variants will be available to play. We will organize an Afronistic Oware Open Tournament if enough pre-regsitered players show an interest, open to all participants. We will also have a winner stays on tournament with prizes awarded for each competition.
Registration will commence at 12:30pm
competitions will finish at 5:00pm
So come and enjoy a bit of Africa in Greenwich. Afronistic event is Africa on showcase and it will feature culture, commerce and entertainment. Designed as a family oriented outdoor event Afronistic is open to everyone. there will be the familiar, the surprising, the funny, the glamorous and the spectacular. Come alone or come with others but make sure you come.|
|Oware at The African International Day of Action|| ||At this event organised by the Rastafari Movement UK the second in Kennington Park which accompanies the Emancipation Rally to Downing Street, we will put on an Oware stand in the Park. All are invited to come and be taught or just play if you already know how to do so. For those who are keen players we will organise an impromptu tournament if there is enough interest. So register your interest here if you wish to participate.|