An antique mahogany Fox and Geese games board with bone pegs, on compressed bun feet.
This is a game of inequality using one red peg to represent the fox and the white pegs 15 plus for the geese. The fox can move in any direction whereas the geese can only move sideways or forwards. If the fox can jump over a goose into a vacant square the goose is removed from the board. The fox in order to win the game needs to break through the line of geese and get to the otherside of the board. If the geese surround the fox and it is unable to move the game is over and the geese have win.
There are variations on the number of counters used from one fox to 15 geese sometimes two foxes are used and more geese.
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