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Important accessories for carrom
Carrom game is parallel to billiards and table shuffleboard. Every country has given different names for this game as carrum, karom, carum, karam. It is a family game which is played on plain smooth surface of plywood. Its mainly indoor games and everybody can play this game irrespective of their age. This game is easy to understand and play, and an entertainment for all. People had been playing this game more than thousand hundred years. The detail descriptions of the frequently used accessories to play this game are:
Carrom Boards :
It is square shaped or hexagon shaped available in sizes like small, large, medium, extra large. You can select based on your choice. It’s made of wood with smooth surface and hardwood borderline framed, having net pocket in all the four corners. Mostly this board is water resistant. This board is must to start the game.
Carrom Coins :
Coins are used for playing this game which is made by wood. It is also called wooden disks or pucks. These coins will be in set of nineteen coins out of them nine are black coins and nine white coins. In those nineteen coins, one coin is unique and will be present in red color known as queen. Striking these coins towards net pocket will make the numbers along with queen.
Carrom Striker :
There will be two strikers along with some graphics printed on them. This helps in shooting the coins while playing.
Carrom Powder :
Powder is very essential to reduce roughness and friction. This powder protects board from any scratch and help in the movement of coins smoothly.
Carrom Replacement Mesh :
Replacement Mesh is good to restore corner pockets which give the impression of being new.
Carrom Board Cover :
To save your board from any harm like moisture, damage and dust this cover is require. This is available in all the sizes and makes the board easy to carry
Carrom Score Counter :
With the help of score counter you can know the score. This helps in avoiding any misunderstanding between players.
Carrom Board Stand :
If you want to play game while seated on the chair at home or in tournaments, Stand gives stability while playing. This stand holds the board.
All accessories are important while playing at home or in tournament and easily available in stores.
If you are an amateur, you can purchase smaller board or the one which has larger pocket to fit the sticker easily. A transitional player mostly prefers to get traditional board so that to some extent he can get bigger pocket than carrom pucks. Hexagonal shape carrom board is choice of professional players because they can get two pockets extra with supplementary barriers to be successful player or to win.
If you have paid higher price to purchase carrom board than be careful with reference to the board material and see to it that the wood will not turn in different shape.