Traditional Asian table game Carrom – comprehensive instructions for friendly play in the rules even though an international regulatory body and several major Masters Games has based the following rules on those from the UK Carrom. Main article: International Carrom Federation. The ICF promulgates International Rules of Carrom (also. Laws of Carrom. Laws of Carrom Copyright. © International Carrom Federation. Return to top. Powered by WordPress and the Graphene Theme.

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If it so happens, the same shall be replaced by the Umpire in the original position, as far as possible.

Carrom – Quick Guide

Two straight lines of 47 cm length with admissible variation of 0. The playing surface of a carrom board is normally made of plywood and it is at least 8 mm thick with a completely smooth surface. Haskell altered the game for Western tastes.

However, the height of the light can be altered at the request of a player in such a manner that the naked light does not strike the eyes of the players. One additional point feeration the pocketed Striker shall be awarded if demanded by the opponent.

LAWS OF CARROM – Indian Carrom Federation

If the score of the opponent is 22 or more he shall get one point. A Carromman shall be of not less than 0. Thus there shall be nine white, nine black and internationnal red Carrommen, and they shall be uniform. The run of the Striker shall not be tested on the playing surface during the course of a Board. If utilised, he shall be asked by the Umpire to rectify.


Carrom Quick Guide

If the score is 22 or more he shall be awarded only 1 point. One additional point shall be awarded, if demanded by the opponent. Players are allowed to play with personal strikers provided they abide by the laws of carrom. Ruels board setup, it is placed at the centre of the circle. A Carrom Board shall be able to have at least three and a half runs of a normally smooth Striker of 15 gms weight, when struck with the maximum force, from one of the Bale lines, to the opposite frame of the Carrom Board.

If the score of the. The Striker shall be struck and not pushed. In these Laws, unless there is anything repugnant to the subject or.

It shall be called the Centre Circle and shall be coloured in red. The Asian Carrom Federation is the governing ingernational of all these individual confederations. The powder shall not be wet.

In this format, the striker is slid across the board and not flicked as done in professional carrom. No protest shall be entertained without payment of scrutiny fee.

The breadth of the frame shall not be less than 6. The Transogram Company made a version of Haskell’s game board in the s and called it Skooker.

FOUL a Any act of violation of the Laws committed by the player during or after the first stroke of his turn shall be deemed as Foul.


Countries like Australia and United States have also picked up the game and it is rapidly gaining popularity amongst the citizens.

The width of the frames can be anywhere in between 6. Retrieved 2 February The game is very popular in BangladeshAfghanistanNepalIndiaPakistanand Sri Lankasurrounding areas, and is known by various names in different languages. The black and white carrommen are placed alternately in circular formation around the queen. The player shall lose his turn. Matches shall start right at the scheduled time. The result of the match shall not be announced till the protest is considered.

Archived from the original on 22 September The term Standard Equipments shall mean and include the following: On a due, the player has to return one previously pocketed carrom man to the board.

Login Register Old Site. The Carrommen shall have a smooth movement in a flat position on the playing surface of the Carrom Board when struck by a striker of standard specifications. The referee then arranges the carrommen at the center of the board with the queen in middle of the arrangement. Once a protest is recorded and handed over, the play shall continue from where it stopped. Glad i found your blog. If the score is 22 or more he shall win by one point.