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Toutes Tables

Time & Place

1532
France

References

1532 - Pantagrueline Prognostication - Rabelais, François
1534 - Gargantua - Rabelais, François
1606 - Thresor de la langue françoyse - Nicot, Jean
1694 - The Compleat French Master for Ladies and Gentlemen - Boyer, Abel
1698 - Règles du jeu du Toute-Table
1743 - Correspondance de madame de Graffigny (Tome IV) - Graffigny, Françoise de
1764 - Dictionnaire Philosophique - Voltaire
1818 - Cours complet de Trictrac avec un abrégé du Gammon, du Jacquet et du Garanguet

Equipment

    Tric-Trac
    2 x 15 Dames
    2 Cornets et 2 x 2 Dez
    2 Fichets

Rules

Initial Position Identical
Start of the Game If it is the first game, each player throws 1 die and the best starts. If not, it is the winner of the previous game who starts.
Moves Identical
Bearing Off Yes
Bet No
Doublets Played 4 times
Gammon 1698 : if you bear off your 15 men before your opponent has borne off one of his men, you win "La Partie Double".
Backgammon No
Special Rules
No
Variants No