A variant of Backgammon played socially in clubs, tournaments, bars, etc. Chouette play is for three or more players. Each toss one die and the player who rolls the highest number becomes the "box". The player with the second highest roll represents the rest of the players or team for the first game and is called the "captain". The players take turns playing as the captain or the box depending on who wins.
a complicated, group version of backgammon played for money stakes
a form of backgammon played by a group of people
a fun, social, multi-player form of backgammon
a fun way to play backgammon with more than two people
an adaptation of backgammon for three or more players, generally played for money
a popular form of backgammon, which enables three or more players to actively participate in each game and throughout the game session
a social form of backgammon where three or more players play on a single board, with one player playing against all the others
A game of backgammon composed of three or more players. One player, said to be "in the box", plays against the captain. The fortunes of the other players depend on the fortunes of the Captain. The various partners may consult freely against the man in the box. At the conclusion of a game, the captain's place is taken by the next in order of the contestants on his side, who becomes the new captain. The box plays for the agreed stake against each of the opponents. Playing a chouette is a fun way to involve several people at once and several lively chouettes can often be found at a backgammon tournament. The Chouette got its name from the french bird (screech owl) that tends to be attacked by all the other birds.
A name of backgammon game that been taken from a French name of bird that is usually attacked by several other birds. The Chouette game is a multi player game (three at least). One of the players is announced to be the Box after throwing a dice and the box gets they highest roll. The Box plays against the Captain. The Captain's partners can consult each other in their play against the Box man. The Box plays against each partner of the captain and then replaced according to winning or loosing.
From the French for barn owl A variation of Backgammon for three or more players. The box, a player restricted to a single board against the remaining players who form a team with a captain.
A form of backgammon for more than two players where one player known as the box plays against a group of others who form a team lead by a captain.