Poly Plug Penté

Years 4 - 7

Rael Picot, Meg Weily, Jackie Healey, Margate Primary School

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Aim

A game for two players. The aim is to either:
  • Capture 3 of the opponent's plugs, or
  • Place five of your pieces in a row horizontally, diagonally or vertically

Equipment

  • 4 Poly Plug sets per pair

Rules

  1. Remove all the plugs from the red boards and store them in the bags.
  2. Arrange the red boards in a square.
  3. One player uses blue plugs, the other uses yellow.
  4. Take turns to place plugs one at a time.
  5. A plug is captured (and removed from the board) if the opponent can place plugs on both sides of it.

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