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Slideshow made by IES SAN TOMÉ DE FREIXEIRO school, Vigo, Galiza, Spain, as part of a Comenius school programme. It shows the other students from the European schools in the project how to play CHAVE, a traditional game from Galiza.

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A chave galician_game

  1. 1. CHAVE A GALICIAN GAME October 2010. Wernigerode (Germany) IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO VIGO - GALICIA SPAIN
  2. 2. <ul><li>There are many different types of “ Chave ” and many different ways of playing, depending on the region. Here we are going to play with the Ourense variation which is very popular among locals on Sundays. </li></ul>CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN
  3. 3. <ul><li>This Ourense chave is an axe with two reels which turn around horizontally. </li></ul><ul><li>The smallest reel is placed on top and the biggest is placed at the bottom. </li></ul>CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN
  4. 4. PLAYERS & EQUIPMENT <ul><li>It is played by 2 teams of 2 players. In each turn, the player throws 1 “ pello ”. </li></ul><ul><li>The pello is a cylindrical iron disk that has 6 cm. in diameter and 2 cm. thick, weighing less than 400 g. </li></ul>CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN
  5. 5. PLAYING AREA <ul><li>The playground must be a flat clay or grass alley of 8 m. long for 3 m. wide. The “ chave ” is placed at the end of this alley. There must be a parapet in order to stop the disks that don’t hit the “ chave ”. </li></ul>CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN
  6. 6. THE GOAL OF THE GAME <ul><li>The players try to hit the “chave” (and make it sound and turn! -or not, the score is the same). </li></ul><ul><li>The player who hits either the reel or the axe scores 8 points and the player who gets closer to the chave scores 1 point. </li></ul>CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN
  7. 7. <ul><li>The teams throw the pello in turns, one player one disk each time: The first player of team A must throw a disk or pello from behind the throwing line. Then it is the turn for the first player of team B and so on. </li></ul><ul><li>The referees take note of the scores. </li></ul><ul><li>The disk must be thrown forwards in a rather horizontal parabola. </li></ul>CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN HOW TO PLAY
  8. 8. THE WINNER IS ….. <ul><li>The winner team is the one that first scores 30 points or some other amount agreed before. </li></ul>CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN
  9. 9. WARNING <ul><li>Players and audience must be extra careful. </li></ul><ul><li>The audience must keep BEHIND the players. </li></ul>CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN <ul><li>The players must wait until all of them have thrown their pellos to start a new round. </li></ul><ul><li>Nobody can stand behind the chave while the game is being played. </li></ul>
  10. 10. FRIENDLY & FAIR PLAY CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN
  11. 11. Our gratitude to: Students of 4º ESO A for playing the chave with us. IES &quot;O Castro&quot;, Vigo, for lending us the chave to play at our school. IES &quot;Vilar Ponte&quot;, Viveiro, especially the P.E. Department for lending us the chave to be taken to Germany. CHAVE IES SAN TOME DE FREIXEIRO A GALICIAN GAME VIGO – GALICIA SPAIN

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