The Games of China
- Taylor Liss(Samort7)United States
I've also included the most common simplified Chinese characters (in my experience) as well as the pinyin and a direct translation in English.
If you know a game that should be added to this list, PM me or make a comment about it.
I have decided to change the purpose of this Geeklist slightly and as of such, I have changed the title and the introduction.
NEEDING MORE INFO:
This local card game of Leshan, China needs to be added.
Learned of another card game called 诈金花 that should be added.
Quan Dui needs to be added.
More games here
Saw a game here i believe is called 五行棋 - It is being researched here.
The game of pak kop piu/báigēpiào 白鴿票 needs to be submitted.
A possible game known as Juanmen may be found here. I will look into it more.
Another possible game known as Chupu 樗蒲 (chūpú) is in the process of being researched here.
In the book "Board and Table Game Antiques," R.C. Bell mentions two games: wong t'i sing (God of Request) and sap ng hor pai.
In the book "Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling" David G. Schwartz mentions a game called the Hua-Hoey Lottery or The Game of Thirty-Six Animals.
Another lottery game has been drawn to my attention known as Wai Sing, more information can be found here.
Many games need to be added from Things Chinese By James Dyer Ball
Coan Ki (樽棋) zūnqí or The Bottle Game needs to be added.
東莞牌 seems to be a possible card game
十五湖 seems to be another card game
Pong Hau K'i is another possible game
方棋 / fāngqí / square chess is another possible game
here is the wiki page for chinese card games
A dice game known as strung flowers needs to be added
A dice game known as throwing heaven and nine needs to be added
Some chinese cardgames can be found here, here and here.
In his "Phillipine Games" Stewart Culin mentions the game of "ch'e me". He also identifies a game identical to Three Man's Morris called luk tsut k’i (六子棋）, "six man chess."
A list of chess games can be found here.
The dominoe game of xié dīng - 斜釘 needs to be added.
Some games need to be added from Cantonese Apothgms by Rev. R. J. Stevens
+The Asian Society has a very good website at Asian Games: The Art of Contest.
+For modern Chinese wargames, check out this excellent list China Wargames.
+Some great artifacts can be found on the "games" page of ChineseCol.com
+Chinese games in detail can be found on the "games" page of Cultural-China.com
+Things Chinese By James Dyer Ball can be downloaded free from Google Books at this link.
+Korean Games with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan (AKA Games of the Orient) by Stewart Culin can be downloaded free from Google Books at this link
+Chinese Games with Dice and Dominoes by Stewart Culin can be downloaded free from Google Books at this link
+The Gambling Games of the Chinese in America By Stewart Culin can be downloaded for free from Google Books at this link.
+There are some interesting articles on Chinese Boardgames at the blog [url= http://cryptoforest.blogspot.com/]Crypto Forestry[/url].
+A great cover of the history of Go and some other early games of China (Liubo and Yi) can be found in this blog entry at BabelStone.
+An exhibit at the Capital Museum in Beijing on Chinese games can be viewed here
- [+] Dice rolls