Standard equipments
 

STANDARD EQUIPMENTS

INTERPRETATION

SITTING POSITION

HOW TO STRIKE

TOSS

TRIAL BOARDS

BREAK

TURN OF PLAY

HOW TO SCORE

CHANGE OF SIDES

FOUL

C/M OVERBOARD

C/M ROLLING AND OVERLAPPING

DUES OR PENALTIES

QUEEN

GENERAL

LOSS OF ENTIRE MATCH 

PROTEST

SCORECARD

 

The Term standard equipment means following -:  

A. Carrom board              

B. Carrommen 

C. Striker                         

D. Stand or Table       

E. Stool and Chair           

F. Boric Acid 

G. Nets                             

H. Light

 

CARROM BOARD


♣ Playing Surface
The playing surface of the Carrom Board should be of plywood or of any other wood equally smooth and be of not less than 8 mm in thickness and of a minimum of 73.50 cm and a maximum of 74 cm square with its surface completely smooth. A Carrom Board shall be able to have at least three and a half runs of a normally smooth Striker of 15 gms weight, when struck with the maximum force, from one of the Bale lines, to the opposite frame of the Carrom Board.
♣ Frames
Adjoining the playing surface aof the Carrom Board there shall be wooden frames with inside curved corners made of Rosewood or any other hard wood with goo resistance, with a minimum height of 1.90 cm and a maximum of 2.54 cm from the playing surface. The breadth of the frame shall be not less than 6.35 cm and not more than 7.60 cm. Suitable bracings shall be provided underneath the playing surface and fastened with the frame.
♣ Pockets
The pockets of the four corners of the Carrom Board shall be round inwardly and not outwardly and be of 4.45 cm in diameter with admissible variation of not more than 0.15 cm. The piece of plywood adjoining the corners of the frame shall be cut off.
♣ Base Lines
a. Two straight lines of 47 cm in length with admissible variation of 0.30 cm equally distributed on all sides, black in colour, shall be drawn on each of the four sides of the playing surface, parallel to the frame on each side. The lower of these two lines, which shall be between 0.50 cm and 0.65 cm thickness, shall be 10.15 cm away from the frame and the other one 3.18 cm away from the lower part of the Base line b. The Base lines shall be closed by circles of 3.18 cm in diameter at either end. Within this circle a portion 2.54 cm in diameter shall be coloured red. These circles shall be called Base circles. These shall be drawn so as to touch both the Base lines and also the upper Base lines of the adjacent side when imaginably extended. The distance between the Base circle on one side and that of the other may be 1.27 cm approximately.
♣ Arrows
Four Arrows, black in colour, of not more than 0.15 cm thickness shall be drawn at each corner of the Carrom Board at an angle of 45 degrees to any of the adjacent sides and each of them shall pass through the gap between the two Base circles and point towards the centre of the picket leaving a clear distance of 5.00 cm from the edge of the pocket. The length of the arrow shall not exceed 25.70 cm. A decorative arch of 6.35 cm in diameter with a pointer at both ends, drawn at the starting point of the arrows leading towards the pocket is permissible.
♣ Centre Circle
Exactly in the centre of the Carrom Board there shall be a circle of 3.18 cm in diameter drawn black in colour with admissible variation of 0.16 cm. It shall be called the Centre Circle and shall be coloured in red.
♣ Outer Circle

A circle of 17.00 cm in diameter with the centre point of the Carrom Board as its centre shall be drawn black in colour with an admissible variation of 0.30 cm. It shall be called the Outer Circle. Any decorative design in this circle is permissible.

 

CARROMEN 
 

§§ The carrommen used in play shall be of good quality wood and circular in shape.    
 
§§ Diameter    -  not more than 3.18CM

                      not less than  3.02CM 

§§ Thickness  -  not less than 0.70 CM
                           not more than 0.90CM 

§§ weight        -  not less then 5.25 gram
                       not more than 5.50 grams 

§§ number of carromen used in a game - 

             9 white, 9 black and one red(called queen)

§§ Smooth movement on flat surface when struck by striker

                              

STRIKER 

 

 
♣ Shall be smooth and round. 

♣ Diameter - Not more then 4.13 CM.                   

♣ Weight - Not less  then 15.00 gram.                  

♣ Ivory and metal is not allowed.                             

♣ Striker with metal fixed and visible to eye shall not allowed.                          

♣ Decent design are permittable.


STAND OR TABLE 

 

 

♣ Height - not less then 60.00 CM
                not more than 70.00CM.
♣ Carrom board shall not placed uneven or shaky.
                                                    

STOOL OR CHAIR

 

♣ Height - Shall not less then 40CM
                Shall not more than 50CM 

♣ Chair should be armless.

POWDER

 

 

♣ High quality to keep surface smooth and dry.
♣ Powder shall not wet.
♣ It's filled in pouches and containers to spread over playing surface.
♣ No impurity in powder.
♣ Mostly boric powder is used for this pourpose.


NETS 

♣ It should be fully covered on bottom of carrom board..
♣ Each net shall have the capacity of holding at least 10 cm.


LIGHT         

                             
 
♣ Shall be hangged or fitted at convenient height above carrom board.
♣ Conicle or square shape shade is used preferebly of metal light shall fall only on carrom board.          
♣ Inner side of shade shall be snow white in colour.
♣ Bulb shall be at least 60 waats.
♣ Height can be altered at player's request in such way that naked eye shall not strikes in players eye.