MUR is a game invented in PEI!
It has similarities to Go, mancala and it’s heavily tactical like chess.
You can find info and the rules by visiting MUR website: https://www.murfedcanada.org/
- The mur board is a circular constellation pattern, made up of three concentric rings with eight lines intersecting them. The two players each have six black or white stones placed at intersections while the centre of the board holds the red mur stone. Capturing the mur stone is the goal.
- Mur takes its movement from a game known as mancala, where the position of a stone determines the number of spaces it moves. So, a single piece has a rank of one and moves one space, while a piece in a group of four moves four spaces. Rank also decides which stones can be bumped to another intersection and which can be captured.
- Capturing the mur stone is how one wins the game. The other way to win is by capturing an opponent’s black or white stone three times before the opponent captures three of theirs.
Here’s a trailer video for MUR:
For 2 Players
Beginners - about 20 minutes
Advanced - up to 2 hours