Croquet - a sports game, the participants of which blows wooden hammers carried balls through wire wickets, placed on a platform in a certain order. Was a member of the Summer Olympic Games. The game is often confused with cricket.
Rules of the game.
The game is played on any sufficiently smooth surface, such as suburban lawn or forest glade with a little grass. Dimensions arbitrary grounds.
The game can participate from 2 to 8 people. Balls are distributed equally between the players: one, two, or four. The order of the game: playing the first red ball, the first black, the second red, black second, and so on. D. When you hit the ball, you can keep the hammer in any way.
Do not throw the ball in the air or push him. Touching the ball is equal to the punch with a hammer, this technique can be resorted to, if not profitable move your ball to a comfortable position.