Onitama

Onitama

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Onitama is a two-player, perfect information abstract game with a random starting set-up. On a 5x5 board, both players start with five pawns on their side, with the main pawn in the middle.

Each player has two open cards that each display a possible move for any of her pieces. There is a fifth card that cannot be used by either player. On a player's turn, she chooses one of her cards, moves one of her pieces according to the chosen card, then replaces the card she used with the fifth card. The other player then chooses one of his cards, moves accordingly, and exchanges that card with this fifth card — which is, of course, the card the first player just used.

Moving onto one of the opponent's pawns removes that pawn from the game. Taking the opponent's main pawn, or moving your main pawn into your opponent's main pawn's starting space, wins you the game.

Tournament Format
Platform - BoardGameArena
Players Per Table - 2
Rounds - 8
Tournament Link - https://boardgamearena.com/tournament?id=129205

This tournament will be played using the BoardGameArena (BGA) automated tournament system.  Full tournament settings can be seen by following the above link to the BGA tournament page.

All participants must join the tournament on BGA using the above link and "register".  This option will only become available 24 hours before the tournament is scheduled to begin, as this helps to avoid players signing up and then not showing up to take part in the tournament.  To join on BGA you will need 100 ELO points which can easily be achieved by playing a few games, however if you're unable to do so you may request an invitation using our BGA INVITE REQUEST form.  Requests must be submitted between 24 and 2 hours before the tournament begins, requests received outside of this period will not be processed.

All participants should make themselves familiar with our BGA AUTOMATED TOURNAMENTS RULES which also explains how BGA will organise the tournament.

If you require an arbiter/administrator during the tournament please contact us via DISCORD.  The MindSportsOlympiad BGA account is not regularly monitored for messages.

Onitama is a two-player, perfect information abstract game with a random starting set-up. On a 5×5 board, both players start

Onitama is a two-player, perfect information abstract game with a random starting set-up. On a 5x5 board, both players start with five pawns on their side, with the main pawn in the middle.

Each player has two open cards that each display a possible move for any of her pieces. There is a fifth card that cannot be used by either player. On a player's turn, she chooses one of her cards, moves one of her pieces according to the chosen card, then replaces the card she used with the fifth card. The other player then chooses one of his cards, moves accordingly, and exchanges that card with this fifth card — which is, of course, the card the first player just used.

Moving onto one of the opponent's pawns removes that pawn from the game. Taking the opponent's main pawn, or moving your main pawn into your opponent's main pawn's starting space, wins you the game.

Tournament Format
Platform - BoardGameArena
Players Per Table - 2
Rounds - 8
Tournament Link - https://boardgamearena.com/tournament?id=129205

This tournament will be played using the BoardGameArena (BGA) automated tournament system.  Full tournament settings can be seen by following the above link to the BGA tournament page.

All participants must join the tournament on BGA using the above link and "register".  This option will only become available 24 hours before the tournament is scheduled to begin, as this helps to avoid players signing up and then not showing up to take part in the tournament.  To join on BGA you will need 100 ELO points which can easily be achieved by playing a few games, however if you're unable to do so you may request an invitation using our BGA INVITE REQUEST form.  Requests must be submitted between 24 and 2 hours before the tournament begins, requests received outside of this period will not be processed.

All participants should make themselves familiar with our BGA AUTOMATED TOURNAMENTS RULES which also explains how BGA will organise the tournament.

If you require an arbiter/administrator during the tournament please contact us via DISCORD.  The MindSportsOlympiad BGA account is not regularly monitored for messages.


  • Description

    Description

    Onitama is a two-player, perfect information abstract game with a random starting set-up. On a 5×5 board, both players start with five pawns on their side, with the main pawn in the middle.

    Each player has two open cards that each display a possible move for any of her pieces. There is a fifth card that cannot be used by either player. On a player’s turn, she chooses one of her cards, moves one of her pieces according to the chosen card, then replaces the card she used with the fifth card. The other player then chooses one of his cards, moves accordingly, and exchanges that card with this fifth card — which is, of course, the card the first player just used.

    Moving onto one of the opponent’s pawns removes that pawn from the game. Taking the opponent’s main pawn, or moving your main pawn into your opponent’s main pawn’s starting space, wins you the game.

    Tournament Format
    Platform – BoardGameArena
    Players Per Table – 2
    Rounds – 8
    Tournament Link – https://boardgamearena.com/tournament?id=129205

    This tournament will be played using the BoardGameArena (BGA) automated tournament system.  Full tournament settings can be seen by following the above link to the BGA tournament page.

    All participants must join the tournament on BGA using the above link and “register”.  This option will only become available 24 hours before the tournament is scheduled to begin, as this helps to avoid players signing up and then not showing up to take part in the tournament.  To join on BGA you will need 100 ELO points which can easily be achieved by playing a few games, however if you’re unable to do so you may request an invitation using our BGA INVITE REQUEST form.  Requests must be submitted between 24 and 2 hours before the tournament begins, requests received outside of this period will not be processed.

    All participants should make themselves familiar with our BGA AUTOMATED TOURNAMENTS RULES which also explains how BGA will organise the tournament.

    If you require an arbiter/administrator during the tournament please contact us via DISCORD.  The MindSportsOlympiad BGA account is not regularly monitored for messages.

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  • Event Details

    Event Details

    Date: 23 May 2022

    Start time: 19:00 BST

    End time: 23:00 BST

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