This game is like shuffleboard in the round. Players take turns flicking disks on a board, trying to score points by attaining central regions. The main stipulation being that contact with the other teams' pieces must be made in order for the disk to remain on the board afterward. Although the game uses quite a bit of skill to flick the disks, there's a very significant strategy element to the game. There are many different variants and rules, as this game is very old and has had many different incarnations over the years. Crokinole board and discs are made from high quality wooden materials and finished to provide just the right amount of friction. Board measures in 27 inches and is double sided with a checkerboard underneath! Includes enough discs to play a checker game with as well, this board makes a great center piece in any game room or parlor. Set includes instructions for Crokinole and convenient bags to store discs in.