I inherited the a wooden game from my parents. Probably date from 1960-1975. No box, no instruction. Can you help me identify it and locate rules for it?

It's a 9.5" square with 4 indented concentric circles. The outer ring is divided into 12 sections, the next into 8 sections, the 3rd into 4 and the center - approx 1" diam. is not divided.White and black dots are in seemingly random sections. Inside the black leather pouch are 6 brown wooden marbles and two chrome cylinders. One cylinder has 3 raised concentric circles on one end, the other has 2 concentric circles, the innermost indented. "Skjode Skjern Danmark" is etched on the bottom.

Picture of the board

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    Could you post images of both the games, as separate questions? Aug 7 '19 at 2:45
  • Removed one of the two games. Please post it as a separate question (with a picture). Your description can be found here.
    – ikegami
    Aug 7 '19 at 15:07
  • The first game has been identified as "Patience" a form of Solitaire. Thanks for your interest. Aug 8 '19 at 16:46

It is a Morra board game. You will find details here on Board Game Geek : https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/41679/morra-board

Here is their explanation of it:

From the instructions: Morra-board builds on an ancient game - renewing and varying it by linking it to a board. The old game on which Morra-board is based is in Danish called 'Klunse', in English 'Odds and Evens'. Each of the two players presents a clenched fist containing a few small stones, coins or matches - both players taking turns at guessing if the sum of the objects in the two hands is even or uneven.

Players pieces move around the track based on how many total marbles the two players reveal. If the inner track has a marking on it, the piece advances. The goal is to be the first to advance all the way to the center.


it could be Byzantine Chess , search using the pinterest search by image. you may want to include other pieces included with that board

  • There does not appear to be nearly enough spaces on the board for that
    – Joe W
    Aug 7 '19 at 2:36

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