Wari game, Mancala Game, Adji Boto Game, Saamaka Maroons, Suriname

If you like strategy games you will like wari. In Suriname the popular African game, Oware, Wari or mancala, is still played by the Saamaka maroons.

In Suriname it’s called Adji Boto(ah djee boh toh)

Adji is the Ghanaian(Ewe) name for this game.

The game is deceptively simple. It’s very easy to learn but requires good strategy to win.




If you’ re interested in learning this game, there are lots of mancala apps and online mancala games to be found.

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