Mancala & Oware Games

Mancala & Oware Games

If Africa were a nation, then Mancala would be the National Game of Africa. There are hundreds of versions of Mancala played throughout Asia and Africa. Played to a high level in West Africa and the Caribbean, Oware Mancala is now a familar sight across Europe and America. Mancala is played to international competition level but is simple to learn and is a fascinating game with hidden depths for both adults and children alike.

Pencil Oware - Gye Nyame, Sankofen, Akoben symbols

From 19.99

Classic starter Oware set from Ghana with either Gye Nyame, Sankofen or Akoben symbol

Pencil Oware - black with pattern

19.99

Classic starter Oware set from Ghana.

Extended Pencil Oware - Akoben symbol

23.99

Extended Pencil Oware game - with stores at either end for the captured seeds

Oval Oware

Due 01 Oct 2015

Oval Oware board. Hollows for captured seeds in front of each player

 

Circular Carved Oware

Out of stock.

Stunning circular Oware board with handle and impressive carved relief exterior.

Elephant Table Oware

69.90

Fantastic low Table Oware with carved Elephant stand

Four Rank Mancala (Bao, Hus, Omweso) - travel version

19.99

4 rank Mancala game of great complexity from East Africa. Known as Bao in Kenya/Tanzania, Omweso in Uganda.

Four Rank Mancala (Hus, Omweso, Bao)

33.90

Large size 4 rank Mancala game. Known as Bao in Kenya/Tanzania, Omweso in Uganda.

 

Gye Nyame Oware Table

From 129.90

Carved Oware Table with Gye Nyame symbol stand

Ashanti Stools

Out of stock.

Ashanti Stools to accompany your Oware Table

Spare Bonduc seeds for Oware / Mancala

Out of stock.

Spare playing pieces for Oware and other Mancala games

 
 

Four Rank Mancala (Hus, Omweso, Bao) - travel version

Four Rank Mancala (Hus, Omweso, Bao) - travel version

A four rank Mancala game presented in a lovely folding wooden board. There are hundreds of different versions of Mancala played throughout Africa and Asia but the 4 rank games are generally accepted as the most complex and interesting of all these vari...

Oware Mancala Table with carved Gye Nyame stand (Mahogany stained dark brown with bonduc seeds)

Oware Mancala Table with carved Gye Nyame stand (Mahogany stained dark brown with bonduc seeds)

Mancala is the classic game of Africa that could well be the oldest board game in the world. There are hundreds of versions of the game throughout Asia and Africa but Oware from West Africa and the Caribbean is the best known. It is also the version of Ma...

Pair of Ashanti Stools with carved Gye Nyame stand (Mahogany stained dark brown)

Pair of Ashanti Stools with carved Gye Nyame stand (Mahogany stained dark brown)

To accompany our large Oware tables, but also an amazing ornament in their own right, we are delighted to make available these African stools carved in the Ashanti style. Our Ashanti stools are hand-made in Ghana from core hardwood of the Mahogany fam...

Four Rank Mancala (Hus, Omweso, Bao)

Four Rank Mancala (Hus, Omweso, Bao)

A large size four rank Mancala game presented in a lovely folding wooden board. There are hundreds of different versions of Mancala played throughout Africa and Asia but the 4 rank games are generally accepted as the most complex and interesting of all...

Spare set of 50 Bonduc seeds for Mancala / Oware

Spare set of 50 Bonduc seeds for Mancala / Oware

For Mancala, Oware, Awele, Bao, Warri etc., this is a set of Bonduc seeds from Ghana. There are 50 seeds in each set - which is the number required to play standard Oware plus 2 spare.

Mancala History

To learn more about the History and types of Mancala and Oware, visit the Online Guide to Traditional Games.

 

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