Carrom Rules. These rules are taken from the International Carrom Federation all of your pieces, using the heavier ‘striker’, in any of the pockets before your. Following are the shorter version of the rules followed by the Indian Carrom Federation. matches shall be decided on the basis of best of. ICF has many national affiliates such as the All-India Carrom Federation, Australian Carrom Federation, and.

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Some of the universally acclaimed rules of carrom in India are as follows: Retrieved May 24, The players guess which colour carrom man is being held in each hand.

Other play-area sizes are not used in tournaments and competitions. If the queen is not covered it will be taken out. Previously when the game was first discovered, people played the rulew making their own set of laws. Following are the shorter version of the rules followed by the Indian Carrom Federation.


A player committing a foul must return one carrom man that was already pocketed. The usual colours are white or unstained and black carorm the players and red for the queen. All rules as per ‘Laws of Carrom’ except the following: Carrom is very commonly played by families, including children, and at social functions. The objective of play is to use a striker disk with a flick of the finger to make contact with and move lighter object disks called carrom menwhich are thus propelled into one of four corner pockets.


In doubles four persons comprising two teams, the partners shall sit opposite to each other, occupying all four sides. American carrom is a variant developed around in the United States by Christian missionaries to Asia, who brought the game back with them.

The written protest shall be submitted within 5 minutes of completion of that particular Board. Unknown November 12, at 4: The United States Carrom Association reports on competitions in the US and Canada and has a player ranking list as of the last tournament. There are smaller boards and boards with larger pockets.

All matches are decided by the best of three games. During those five minutes, umpires would complete all the formalities as required by them and in the meantime players rlues have trial testing of the board for two minutes to be completed before the scheduled time of the match. Queen will be having the value of two points. In a time limit of 20 minutes for each set and a total of 70 minutes are allotted for cadets, sub-junior and junior players.

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The same shall continue till a decision is arrived at. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles containing Japanese-language text Articles containing Afrikaans-language text Articles with unsourced statements from December Commons category link from Wikidata. It has gained some popularity in Europe and the United States where it has been introduced by the Indian diaspora.

Archived from the original on 16 February The opponent can pocket the queen either in the beginning or in between or in the end. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A game shall be of 25 points.


Glad i found your rhles. The winner of the toss has the option to change sides from white to black and give up the opening break. The turn passes to the opponent if he fails. Haskell altered the game for Western tastes.

Serious carrom tournaments may have begun in Sri Lanka in but byboth India and Sri Lanka had formed official federations of carrom clubs, sponsoring tournaments and awarding prizes. Matches will make judgment from the sources of best among the three sets of four boards or 23 points which is prior.

Each carrom man has one point if pocketed by the striker. The player shall not lose the advantage of getting the credit of two points for pocketing even if the player reaches the score of 21 or 22 points, he will not lose the advantage and will be credited with the two points of holding the queen.

Point carrom is a variant that is popular with children or an odd number of players. A variant of carrom is played in South Africa under the name fingerboard Afrikaans: A carrom set contains 19 pieces striker not included in three distinct colours.

The queen shall be common. They are struck by a Striker of standard specification which is larger and heavier. About Me Vidula View my complete profile.

The player taking the first shot or break plays white carrom men.

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