Dominoes History

The dominoes are simple building blocks that can be assembled for ways to create a wide variety of games. It’s a game that requires a lot of skill and strategy.

Origin and History of dominoes

The dominoes game pieces are of Chinese origin. It would have dated the origin of dominoes oldest actually we have found a game of dominoes in tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt.

The dominoes are born of the diversion of the game Indian dice, known in Europe under the die six-sided, the Chinese have changed this thimble flat piece reversible representing points from 1 to 6 points. In Europe appeared to be an additional face, white.

Parts manufactured to the original ivory.

The word “domino” is, originally, had a similarity between parts of the game of dominoes and the habit of Dominicans (white covered with a black cloak).

The earliest evidence of the domino game that is able found in Europe date from the 18th siècle.Il first appeared in Italy before it spread to rest of Europe (late 18th), becoming one of the games more popular in pubs and family high.

Today, the dominoes are played in all the world .Il is particularly popular in America Latin, which is considered the dominoes as the national game of many Caribbean countries. There dominoes tournaments held each year in many countries, and there are many local clubs in Domino Many cities in the world.

Here are some links you can learn more about the online dominoes sorry they are in English but there are very little French document dealing with dominoes and their stories.