Objects in focus Tom Scott vs Dr Irving Finkel: The Royal Game of Ur For International Tabletop Day 2017, British Museum curator Irving Finkel challenged YouTuber Tom Scott to a round of the oldest playable board game in the world – The Royal Game of Ur – a game Irving discovered and deciphered the rules to himself. Watch the battle below!
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British Museum29 April 2017
Find out how Irving Finkel discovered and deciphered the rules to the Royal Game of Ur here.