Surakarta gameboard and starting setup
fr. Wikipedia: Surakarta is a little-known Indonesian strategy game for two players, named after the ancient city of Surakarta in central Java. The game features an unusual method of capture which is “possibly unique” and “not known to exist in any other recorded board game”.
The real name of the game is “Permainan” (meaning the game in Bahasa Indonesia). It was first published in France in 1970 as “Surakarta”. The game is called “Roundabouts” in Sid Sackson’s The Book of Classic Board Games.
Until this past week I’d never heard of it. Read the full article for the rules