Get ready for SSEA Toronto's Senet tournament on Saturday
REMEMBER: The tournament will be held this Saturday, May 8th at 4pm in the Ferret & Firkin pub on Spadina Ave. Sign up today to reserve a spot!
To sign up, email deirdrek@...
If you need information on how to get to the pub, email sseatoronto@... or phone 647-520-4339. (No one will be around to answer email on Saturday afternoon)
Although Toronto Chapter will be providing game boards and sets of official rules for this Saturday's tournament, some members might want to read a bit more about the game before the weekend, and maybe even play a bit online:
The British Museum's page on its senet game: http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/aes/s/senet_game.aspx
A copy of an early article by Peter Piccione: http://www.gamesmuseum.uwaterloo.ca/Archives/Piccione/index.html
There are several places where you can play senet online:
Play senet online at the British Museum website: http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/life/activity/act_main.html
Play senet online at the Cleveland Museum of Art website: http://www.clevelandart.org/kids/egypt/senet.html
Play senet at Egiptologia.com: http://www.egiptologia.com/egiptomaniacos/44-juegos/183-juego-de-senet.html