World Merrills Championships

Where: Formerly at Hutton-le-Hole, Yorkshire at the Ryedale Folk Museum
When: Formerly 2nd weekend in September


Merrills is an ancient boardgame played by two people on a special board with nine counters each; it’s also known as Nine Mens Morris. The object of the game is to position 3 pieces in a line and remove the opponents players. The World Championships formerly took place each year at the Ryedale Folk Museum in Yorkshire evry September but the event lapsed during the late 1990s.

Photo by Spawningjapester.