This game is known as Pong hau k’i in China and Ou-moul-ko-no in Korea.
Age 5 to 18
A game for two players.
A game board like the one above.
Each player needs two distinctive pieces such as two pebbles.
Place the two pebbles at the top and two at the bottom as shown below .
Take turns to slide one pebble along a line to an empty spot.
The first move will be to the middle.
To win: block your opponent so that they cannot move.
Next time you play swap start positions on the board with your opponent.
Printable NRICH Roadshow resource.