Nine Menís Morris board game
Also called Merels, versions of Nine Men's Morris have been found dating back to ancient Egypt. The game was very popular in Scandinavia and the British Isles, and is still played today in many parts of the world.
Each player alternates placing their nine pieces on the board. If a player places three pieces in a row (called 'forming a mill'), one of their opponentís pieces is removed. Once all the pieces have been placed, players take turns moving any one peg to a vacant adjacent place. If a player gets three pieces in a row, again, one of their opponentís pieces is removed.
A player wins when only two of their opponentís pieces is left, or when their opponent is blocked from further moves. Print this page and play!
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