A carom set has 19 Carrom men – 9 Whites, 9 Blacks and 1 Red (Queen). The aim is to pocket (or pot) the Carrom men and Queen. Octro Carrom Live offers two game modes – Freestyle and Black and While.
- You’re allowed to pot (or pocket) both White and Black Carrom men (Goti ).
- Each Carrom man has a point value. White is 20, Black 10 and Queen is 50.
- Players need to pot a cover Carrom man after pocketing the Queen.
- If the Queen has not been pocketed and a player pots final cover Carrom man, the foul penalty is a single smallest Carrom man that the player possesses. If the player doesn’t have any Carrom man, there is no foul penalty. The player loses the turn.
- If a player pots the striker, the player pays a foul penalty of 10 points. If they don’t have any Carrom man, there is no penalty. The player loses the turn.
- If players pots striker with a Carrom man, they pay a foul penalty of smallest Carrom man plus the Carrom man they just potted. The players lose their turn.
- Players are free to hit any Carrom man on the board, but are not allowed to hit any Carrom man on the striker line or aim behind the striker line.
- If the players has potted all the Carrom men except the last remaining cover for the Queen, they cannot hit the cover directly. Hitting the cover results in a foul penalty and they lose their turn
- The game result is declared as soon as either player scores 160 points
Black & White:
- The player that plays the opening break, will play for white Carrom men (Goti).
- The players cannot hit the opponent's Carrom men; any accidental potting will be awarded to the opponent.
- If a player pots his own Carrom man along with opponents Carrom man, the players Carrom man is returned and the player loses the turn.
- Any foul results in the player forfeiting one Carrom man. If no Carrom man is available, nothing is returned.
- Players can attempt to take the Queen when only one cover Carrom man for their color remains.
- If the player has potted all their Carrom men except the last remaining cover for the Queen, they cannot hit the cover directly; hitting the cover will result in a foul and the player loses the turn.
- If the player accidentally pots the last remaining cover Carrom man, the player loses the game.
- Whoever pots the all the Carrom men including the Queen with his own cover, wins. If a player pots the Queen followed by Carrom man of the opponent, the opponent wins.