Carrom, Karam, Indian finger billiards, Carum, are just some of the names the game of Carrom is known as the world over. Immensely popular and extremely simple, Carrom is an ideal mix between billiards and table shuffleboard. Not just a game people play in their living rooms, consider, CB Radio Wiring there now exists an International Carrom Federation, which has its own Laws of Carrom, used by professional Carrom players in tournaments.

The History of Carrom

Even though the actual place also look at, Collectible Folk Art of origin of Carrom is not entirely known, some findings suggest that Carrom originated from India, while others state, countries have a look at, Patchouli Oil like Yemen, Sri Lanka, China, etc. as probable places look at, Restaurant Ware Collectibles of origin of the game. Apart from these, there is a game in Denmark called Bob which is very similar to Carrom, but is played using cues not fingers. Countries have a look at, Spectacular New Year’s Eve Celebrations Around The World! like China, Fiji, Israel, Mexico etc. also have games similar to Carrom but with subtle differences.

Originally Carrom is a board game, that is played on a standard consider, Kites - Kiting lacquered board, the sides of this board have wooden also see, Famous Coin Collections bumpers with small pockets in all the four corners. The objective of the game is very similar to billiards', you need to get as many disks into the corner pockets as possible, and also bag the ‘Queen' disk. The disks are struck by striking a bigger disk, known as a ‘Striker', with your fore-finger and thumb. The precision in striking the striker and the force used in it, decides the outcome of the strike. You need to get the angle and the pressure of the strike absolutely right, to fell a disk. There are no rules for striking the bigger disk except the fact that there should actually be a “strike” and not a “push”.

The game starts after a toss, which in professional tournaments means that the umpire holds a black and a white try, Famous Coin Collections disk, or carrom-men as they are more popularly known, in each hand and the players have to guess which hand holds which colour. checkout, RC Planes - General The correct guess gets the first turn, though for beginners just a toss of a coin should do.

Carrom has been a very popular game and now the online look at, RC Hobby Cars version of this game is also available. You can play Carrom on various online also see, RC Drift Cars portals and websites. Browse the internet why not visit, Easy Origami for further rules and regulations consider, Gemstone Collectibles if you are planning to take your hobby further, but before that don't forget to keep up actual play of Carrom.

<< Previous Backgammon | Back to Board Games | Next >> Checkers



Featured Articles
Digital Landscape Photography Digital Landscape Photography
Digital landscape photography can be incredibly exciting and rewarding. It's easy to find things to

Collectible Newspapers Collectible Newspapers
Collectible newspapers usually are those newspapers from our past, or even the present at times, tha

Euchre Euchre
Euchre is a card game which is played with a deck of 24 cards, instead of the standard number 52. Th

Pontoon Boat Building Pontoon Boat Building
Pontoon boat building is a hobby that allows you to live your dream of owning a pontoon boat, but ta

Collectible Cap Guns Collectible Cap Guns
Collectible Cap Guns are toys that, like real guns, create a loud bang and let out smoke, but no bul

Popular search terms people have used to find this page are (34.76%), (18.29%), (6.71%), carrom (3.05%), (3.05%), (3.05%), (2.44%), carrom hobby (2.44%), carrom as a hobby (1.83%), (1.83%), (1.83%), (1.83%), play carrom board game online (1.83%), (1.83%), (1.83%), carrom as hobby (1.83%), hobby carrom (1.83%), indian carrom board game (1.22%), is playing carrom an hobby (1.22%), (1.22%), carrom, indian (1.22%), karam indian game (1.22%), carrom board diy (1.22%), hobby on carrom (1.22%), play carrom online with computer (1.22%)