A Sjoelbak is the board used for a game of Dutch origin known as Dutch Shuffleboard or Sjoelen. Sjoelen consists of each player being given three chances to slide the disks along the long two metre (6.5 feet) table in an attempt to get them through 4 arches at the other end. The twist that makes the game particularly engrossing, is that players have to aim at the low scores as well as the high ones because each set of 4 disks in 4 compartments scores double.....
Dutch Shuffleboard comes into its own at family get-togethers where it can be enjoyed by four year olds upwards but is also a game of great skill that is played competitively in Holland, Belgium and Germany.
Dutch Shuffleboard Hire
Masters Traditional Games is also in touch with a company who organise and run group Dutch Shuffleboard tournaments throughout the UK. They offer free hire of boards. This might be of particular interest to Social Secretaries (i.e. PTA's, Churches, Golf Clubs, Leisure Centres, Village Halls etc.). For more information, please email us.