History of Katatu

Katatu is derived from a very old board game originating from the Roman Empire and passed down through Europe into Egypt and eventually into Southern Africa.

Map of AfricaOriginally called “Nine Mens Morris,” the game took on several variations through time adding diagonal lines (the Spider web look) and the addition of three more game pieces. Katatu is a modern version that is played and enjoyed in countries such as Namibia

Map of Africawhere it is still used to teach children lessons of strategy and fair game play. Curtlin Toys & Games is proud to bring this game now to America and other parts of the World!

Creative Child Magazine Award 2011
WHERE TIC-TAC-TOE LEAVES OFF
KATATU PICKS UP!
Katatu has been awarded 
the 2012 Creative Child Magazine 
Game of the Year Award!