Hnefatafl - popular Norse board game that pre-dates Chess. One side, the white pieces in this set, plays a thane defending a territory. The other side plays invaders. When Chess became more popular it was common to use one's Hnefatafl pieces as chessmen.
This little board is ideal for playing brandub. It's made of Russian Redwood, with a velvet drawstring bag to hold the glass pieces. The board is very compact at square. The individual playing spaces measure across, and the glass pieces are wide.
Fanorona (Madagsacar) Fanorona is very popular board game in Madagascar. It's been played for hundreds of years, legend has it that in the a King's son was so busy playing the game, he lost his chance to inherit land from his father.