mornington crescent variations
beau nash’s special etiquette version
This game features gentlemen versus commoners. Play always passes to the left,
naturally. Vulgarisms will be penalised, and wilful obstruction of a person’s
passage is forbidden.
All Shepherd, King, and Ass related connections count
black country variation
As an experienced actor the Chairman uses his Black County accent. A quick
glance at the local guidelines tells us “Y’all may only boffle a player if
they’re deliberately goin’ roond the Wrekin. If y’all slummock a fo’wer a looped
diagonal, y’all have it dark and y’all man travel back’ards down on all
buz-routes. All roight a bit? No scragging, no clarting about, lus’ one home’s
An ancient variation requiring immense skill. It follows Standard
Ancient & Modern Rules right enough, the key difference being that
each player is blindfolded and thus quite unable to see the board.
bog standard rules
Points scored according to the Continuous Chain Method and will count towards
league standings in the Armitage Shanks Memorial Bowl.
With skilful use of the lateral shift, a player can box their
opponents in or out of the game. However, it should be noted that once
Tooting Bec has been declared, this move is not allowed unless two or
more players are in Knip.
defined in Stovold’s. All WC postcodes count double, but cannot be
followed by a consecutive WC code. Crescents are wild as rule 42 is of course