A game that has been attached to us since our childhood days has now grown to become an
indispensable part of our lives. Nothing beats the feeling of playing a game of carrom
with your friends and fellow gamers, the feeling is peak happiness. Now with online
carrom games taking the main stage, the game is truly hitting new peaks and spreading
the wings far and wide. However, there are a few things that you must know about
famous board games
The birthplace of the famed board game Carrom is in India, yes you heard it right. Back
in the day carrom was known by names like Carrum, Karam, and Couronne. Some do argue
that the origins of the game are in Sri Lanka but is widely believed to have originated
in India. Just like celebrating any major game, Carrom has its own day on the 23rd of
August. To celebrate the International Carrom Day, tournaments are organized where
carrom heads join up to compete and share a bond and passion for their beloved board game.
Another lesser-known fact about Carrom is that there are a total of six variants of the game.
They go by, Total Point Carrom, Family Point Carrom, Point Carrom, Duboo, Professional Carrom,
and Tokyu-Ban. The game also has legends who have made notable contributions to its upliftment
and rise in popularity. Indian players like Maria Irudayam, Kajal Kumari, B. Radhakrishnan,
S. Dillu, and Subhas Kambil are the torchbearers for the game.