AshtaChemma is an authentic Indian board game, played during ancient time. This game mainly used to improve hand eye coordination, and teach young generations about strategies and race during those days. This game is usually played by 2 to 4 people on a board of 5x5 square grid using 4 cowries – a special variety of sea shell. Each player has 3 coins (one being the parent and other 2 being the child, in simple terms) and make moves according to the cowries throw.
This game is called by different names across India, but here Ashta means 8 and Chemma means 4 in sankrit. Based on the cowries throw, players race their respective coins to reach the inner most square or the ultimate home. But many things happen during this course of race. People used to draw this game on a floor or slat with a chalk those days and play. Considering the development in modern technology and to take this to next level, it is now been developed for mobile users with all original essence.

What's New

Version 2.5.1

Bug Fixes
New Ad Framework

Ratings and Reviews

Fantastically created app!!!!!


I am not a big fan of playing games on mobile. But this game attracted me. It brought back my childhood memories. The app was created brilliantly. It considered all the rules of the game and shows the coin selection, moves, path clearly. I just can't stop playing now.
Also, last but not least, help document is helpful but could have been better.

Good one

Srinivas pappu

Well designed.



The game would be fun if there was an AI opponent. Also the outcome of the shells is almost always one.


Naga Vittanala
27 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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