A Brief History of Carrom and Our Love for the game

The game of Carrom has a long history behind it and it has been a part of the Indian culture since the 18th century.

The game was hugely popular with the Maharajas of the time and there’s even one in the Patiala Palace that’s completely made out of glass.

However, it was only after the First World War that the game gained popularity among the masses and state-level competitions began to be held across different states in the country at the beginning of the 19th century. 

Today Carrom is played by over 20 million people, mostly in the Indian sub-continent.

However, with time, the game Carrom is gaining traction on the west and what was once played only in India is today being played across 50 countries. 

Carrom board game is one of the most popular indoor games in India. Once treated a pastime game limited to children and ladies, it is now played at a competitive level in an organized manner.

It is a scientific game and is based on physics and geometry. It requires a thorough knowledge of angles, the deftness of touch, keen sight and superlative control of nerves besides mental and physical fitness. It also requires skill and deep concentration.

The reason is carrom is still so popular in spite of the arrival of games that are immersive and feature huge worlds is because the game is associated with nostalgia and memories. Very few people haven’t played the game as a kid or during their teenage years. 

Plus, unlike other games, carrom doesn’t require much in terms of equipment; all we need is a board, pucks and a few people who love the game.

And if talk about in today’s terms, we don’t even need that as with the introduction of cheaper internet coupled with the affordability of smartphones; anyone who loves the game can play 3D carrom game anywhere, even if he doesn’t have a partner to play with. 

So, if you are someone who loves the game as much as we do, you should definitely try out Carrom Club, where you can not only share your passion for the game but also win some serious cash prizes along the way. 

What say? Shall we give it a try? 

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