Zanzibar is a game played with three dice and either counters or chips suitable for any number of players.
To start the game, each player will need to be given 20 chips, or if there are only two players 15 chips.
The first player has up to three rolls of the dice to get the highest score possible, they can stop on the first or second roll if they are satisfied with the score. The remaining players will then try to roll a higher score using no more rolls used by the first player.
Three of a Kind Match dice with three of the same value, for example 1, 1, 1 or 6, 6, 6.
1, 2, 3 Rolling the dice to reveal the numbers 1, 2, 3.
4, 5, 6 Rolling this is considered Zanzibar which is the highest scoring combination.
All other combinations of dice rank as a point total of the three dice added, as below:
If for example, you were to roll the following combinations, you would score the following scores:
The player with the lowest score at the end of the round, receives a number of chips from each of the other players. The number of chips depends on the winning hand:
The winner of the game, is the player who manages to get rid of all their chips.