Shake hands across the board before the game starts. The us carrom association was formed in 1995 to promote the international sport of carrom in america. The carrom men used in play shall be of good quality wood and circular in shape. Tournament rules may vary and check with the tournament director for specific tournament rules. The object is to sink all of one color of carrommen pieces as well as the red queen piece into the four holes in the corners of the board. All rules as per laws of carrom except the following. Technical rules book 2019 the official text of the technical rules shall be maintained by the ipf and shall be published in english.
Have a look at the rules of all india carrom federation. January 2019 official basketball rules 2018 page 5 of 96. However, padding below the carrom board andor the stand or table on which the carrom board is placed, may be used to make the playing surface of. Developed by the shuffleboard federation and the player policy board, you can also download a concise list of these official shuffleboard rules for easy reference. Carrom rules what are the rules of the carrom board. Each set game to be decided on the basis of a maximum of 8 boards or 25 points whichever is earlier from 1st round till final in all categories of events and matches 2. In each corner is a circular hole that can be 51mm in diameter and underneath each hole is a net to catch the pieces in a similar way to a snooker table. If two, the players sit opposite each other, while. Basically, you should strive for three main objectives, in order to win at table shuffleboard. Official rules and regulations playing instructions for longboard models. Hes the author of a gaming book and the former vp of the strategy gaming society.
The game can be played by either two people singles or four people doubles. This article will give you more information on rules of the. The following rules apply to the electronic score sheet in game mode. With 2 players, each receives 12 wooden discs of a distinct color. Firearms and huntinggames of carrom and crokinole are described in the rules as. It is not mandatory for the winner to pocket the queen. Approved by the international carrom federation adopted by the all india. Previously when the game was first discovered, people played the game making their own set of laws. Read these rules through once before you begin to play.
The carrom board, when placed on it, shall not be uneven or shaking. International carrom federation official websitedear friends, after we all had to wait for pierre dubois return from india, we are now finally able to announce you that pierre was so kind to install the youtube. Carrom pieces can only be struck directly if it is not touching the players baseline or situated behind the base line. During the game it is not possible to switch to any other mode. Quality games for the whole family play suggestions games of carrom and crokinole are described in the rules as being played by finger snapping the rings. The only superior institute under the ministry of sportsgosl to uplift the game of carrom in sri lanka. It is essential to know the international rules and regulations if you wish to gain mastery over carrom. In the same year the icf officially codified the rules. These rules are mostly played in the uk, sri lanka, and india. Our ludington, michigan manufacturing facility is in the heartland of america, where family means everything and quality time is number one. Carrom rules, introduction and link to buy a carrom board. Similarly for the matches played at the national level, the rules of indian federation are applied. For example two players tie for 2 nd, they would both score 5, 3 players tie for 1 st. Nok hockey play instructions carrom company po box 649 ludington, mi 49431 231 8451263.
Rules of carrom are universally followed all around the world. Before you dive in, however, be advised that tournament chess is governed by a myriad of rules and regulations. I know many of you have been seeking for an icf website for a very long uk carrom federation finalizes preparation for 7th world carrom championship icf goes youtube icf cup 2015, new delhi, india new icfhomepage released. The goal of the usca is to create a thriving carrom community in the us and to ensure us participation in the many international carrom tournaments and events organized by the international carrom federation or other national carrom associations around the world. American carrom differs from carrom in the board construction, particularly the larger size of the pockets and the striker shooter being the same size as the other pieces. The broad objective of carrom is to use the striker with a flick of the finger to drive the carrommen into any of the four corner pockets. Object carrom rings red, green, or black cannot be directly shot at unless halfway over the shooting players line. For those that want to know the full rules used in international carrom competitions. American carrom, attributed to american sunday school teacher henry haskell, is a derivative of carrom. It is played for recreation and also competitively at a professional level. The classic game is a family favorite suitable for ages 6 and up. Carrom rules and regulations thatll help you master the game. The state of the device being in game mode is clearly visible for. However, padding below the carrom board andor the table or stand on which the carrom board is placed may be used to make the playing surface of.
The game is very popular in south asia and the middle east, and is known by various names in different languages. Miscellaneous rules sinking the striker costs you one piece and your turn. Carrom also spelled carom is a tabletop game of indian origin. Set the crokinole board on the table so that every player has equal access to it. Carrom rules and regulations thatll help you master the.
The icf would welcome any question or amendment comming from the. There is a red mark made in the middle of the rope. Page 8 of 96 official basketball rules 2018 january 2019 2. A players weights must be farther down the board than his opponents. Any protest against the decision of a refereeumpire on a point of rule, and any other protest in. The player or the team that pockets all his carrom pieces carrom men is the winner. The rules of crokinole crokinole depot 1 preparation a player or teams initial order of play, colour of discs, and seating position, shall be determined by chance. Carrom is a tabletop game with resemblances to snooker or billiards, and also the more modern games of subbuteo and air. Score 8 for a win, 6 for 2 nd, 4 for 3 rd, and 2 for 4 th.
Ketua pembangunan 20162017champion of champion 206th world carrom championship 2012jps 20082012piala ketua polis negara 20122014icf cup 2011 malaysiaasian cup 2011 maldivesicf cup 2008 sri lankaliga karomas 20082nd world cup 2006 indianre 200520072011 pesta sukan umw 20052010. Fully animated carroms board game video rule tutorial. Usually, a coin flip is used to determine who goes first, but there are no strict rules. The object of the game is to sink all of your pieces, using the heavier striker, in any of the pockets before your. Carrom rule book this full color rule book contains detailed information on carrom, including carrom board specifications, a glossary, diagrams and much more. However, the formal professional laws of carrom adopted by the international carrom federation are also available if required generally speaking, two or four people can play carrom. Object to score as many points as possible by potting the counters.
Where artificial surfaces are used in either competition matches between representative teams of member associations affiliated to fifa or international. If the winning player or team has pocketed the queen, they get an extra. A carrom board is a square smooth flat wooden board that can be 72cm or 74cm square and which should be positioned 60 70cm above the ground. Each player is allowed to pocket carrom men of any colour. The red queen piece is placed in the center of the board. Carrom 2 about the tutorial carrom, known as the strike and pocket board game and believed to have an eastern origin, has gained popularity across the globe. Briefly, the objective of the game is to slide, by hand, all four of ones weights alternately against those of an opponent, so that they reach the highest scoring area without falling off the end of the board into the alley. Striker the striker shall be smooth and round with a diameter not exceeding 4. The game notation is clearly visible for the arbiter, with the restriction that not all moves need to be visible. Carrom rules and regulations lesson 2 from this video you can have a knowledge about four pockets of the carrom board. The table or stand on which the carrom board is placed for play shall be not less than 63.
In carrom, the equipment includes a square board of lacquered plywood, which measures 29 inches, with thick walls at the edge and pockets in the four corners. The international carrom federation carrom villa, 3, crescent road, madras pc 600 030. Laws of carrom the official laws of carrom were passed. The outcome of the match is decided on the ground of 23 points or three sets of 4 boards, whichever is earlier. In singles play 2 players opponents sit on opposite sides of the board and each have different colour of discs. Why is thumbing allowed in the international carrom game. American carrom can also be played with a cue, and the board is patterned with checkers, chess or other board motifs. However, instead of pool cues, you use your fingers and a striker. Carrom is an interesting game similar to billiards or table shuffleboard. Place the carrom pieces all 19 within the circle in the middle of the carrom.
Parcheesi is basically a race between two to four players who need to move all of their pawn pieces around the board and finish at its center. Carrom is a board game similar to pool, only it involves flicking small discs at each other with fingers instead of shooting balls with a stick. Jun 02, 2017 so previous answers havent exactly elaborated on why thumbing is allowed and simply state that it is allowed so im going to fill that hole here. Basic rules of carrom the objective while playing carrom for a player is to be the first player or the first team to pocket all the respective pieces black or white. The aim of the game is to pocket ones nine carrommen along with the queen before your opponent.
If you want to make a carrom board or organise a carrom tournament and play. Players will have to report to their respective carrom boards for each match five minutes before the scheduled time. How to play shuffleboard, table shuffleboard, win at. If this is the case the player must hit the carrom piece by rebounding the carrom striker off any side of the carrom board or any other carrom piece on the carrom board. These table shuffleboard rules are the official shuffleboard rules set by governing bodies for professional shuffleboard tournament play. Dear carrom players, dear lovers of the game, welcome to the new website of the international carrom federation icf. D92, mmtc colony, sri aurobindo marg new delhi 10017 india. Most casual players would find the following simplified carrom rules quite useful to get started with the game. Carrom company americanmade board and sports games.
The board should be set up with the white square in the nearest row on the right, white on the right. World rules of carom billiard edition of january 1st 1989 chapter i general regulations art. Once a player or the team pockets all the pieces, he is awarded points equal to the number of pieces of the opponents team that are left on the board. Suhaizanm saujana utama, sungai buloh, selangor, malaysia 7th world carrom championship 2016exco. The discs used in this game are also referred to as the carrom men. May 08, 2020 carrom is an interesting game similar to billiards or table shuffleboard. This tutorial explains the basics of carrom, the rules governing the game, and how to play carrom. Erik arneson has been writing about games since 1999. Carrom men of either colour are assigned 1 point each. After sinking the striker, your opponent places the due pieces within the center circle. In the event of any conflict between the english and other language versions, the english version shall prevail. Carrom gameboard official rule book since 1890 ludington, michigan, u.
The carrom men shall have a smooth movement in a flat position on the surface of the carrom board when struck by a striker of standard specification. Rules for carrom in pdf these rules are taken from the international carrom federation. However, all such games can be played with cue sticks as well. At the start of each turn, you may have your opponent place a ring of your color, providing it is at least. However, padding below the carrom board andor the table or.
According to international carrom rules and regulations, a game comprises 25 points or 8 boards whichever comes first. This red mark on the rope needs to be at a perpendicular angle to the exact center point on the ground, before the commencement of the game. If this is the case, the player must hit the carrom piece by rebounding the carrom striker off any side of the board or any other carrom piece on the board in a forward direction. Goals can be scored by direct shots into the slot, bank shots off the side boards, or by double bank shots off the corner blocks and goal block. Point carrom is a variant that is popular with children or an odd number of players. Traditional asian table game carrom comprehensive instructions for friendly play from masters traditional games. Aug 06, 2014 this explains how to get a great first shot. As mentioned earlier, carrom requires a lot of concentration, practice, precision, and a good sense of angles. But, if you sink a piece in the same shot, then two come up and you shoot again. Carrom originated in india hundreds of years ago and carrom today is amongst the worlds favourite indoor games. Carrom is easy to understand, fun to play and suitable for all ages. Carrom is found throughout the eastern part of the world under different names though most noneastern people know it by the east asian name of carroms. Statutes of international carrom federation official website.
The international carrom federation carrom villa, 3, crescent road, madras. Other than the carrom board, the set includes nineteen discs. Time limit for making a stroke by a player and for placing the duespenaltyies will be 10 seconds 3. The stand or table on which the carrom board is placed for play shall not be less than 63. Well placed weight this is of paramount importance.
With 4 players, each partnership receives 12 wooden discs of a distinct color. The game goes by many names and you may know it as carrum, carum, karam, karom, karum, and indian or nepalese finger billiards. Umpire shall mean an official appointed to supervise andor control a match. However, padding below the carrom board andor the stand or table on which the carrom board is placed, may be used to make the playing surface of the carrom board level and firm as far as possible. It must be understood that this is done for practical reasons only. Each set game to be decided on the basis of a maximum of 8 boards or 25 points whichever is earlier from 1st round till final in all categories of events and matches. Ties will be scored by adding the scores of the tied players and dividing by the amount of players tied. Official rulebooks contain hundreds of pages detailing regulations for every possible dispute or situation one might come across during a chess tournament. The diameter of a carrom man shall not be more than 3.
Carrom is very commonly played by families, including children, and at social functions. International carrom federation 2004 edition published by. Matches may be played on natural or artificial surfaces, according to the rules of the competition. Two cue sticks are included as part of the playing. If this isnt done the king and queen will be mixed up. Generally the board can only be waxed at the start of the game, it is acceptable for players to throw wax from the gutter out on to the board by hand but to apply new wax to the board is prohibited. The carrom board, when placed on it, shall not be uneven or shaky.104 665 192 522 1058 1058 457 998 990 1524 919 84 1039 471 374 268 1448 978 219 1046 915 945 1404 1252 33 1324 454 731 1244 343 365 1126 1119 1496 1147 784 753 683 965 1117 949 469 244 871 138 536