Chinlon (Notes)

Video Broadcast : #162
December 29, 2020


  • Chinlon might be played in Myanmar since the Pyu Khit
  • Mentioned in Bagan Khit
  • Highly probable in Kone Baung Khit


  • Talent display at festivals and goodwill events
  • Competition
    Typical : five players in a team
    Some rounds require specific style
    A few could be free style (mix and match)


  • Myanmar Chin Ah Phwe
  • U Aung Koe
  • Saya U Ba Toke (as College student)
  • Saya U Maung Maung Than (RIT Sports Council)

RIT Chinlon

  • Won Inter-Institute Tournament
  • Ko Tin Shein (M69)
  • Ko Htin Aung (C69, later Dr. )
  • Ko Soe Tint (M70, Secretary)


  • Pike Kyaw Chin
    Two teams play Chinlon over a net
  • Artifacts
    Small Ngwe (Silver) Chinlon found at an excavation site
    Ivory Chinlon (single and nested) displayed at some museums

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