Carrom, also referred to as Karrom, is a popular game in the Middle East and surrounding areas. The game is similar to a combination of billiards and shuffleboard, while being much more portable. It involves a tabletop board, and some small game pieces. As its popularity grows, more people are learning to play and love Carrom.

How to Play

01. Purchase a Carrom board
- The board should be a smooth wooden square of 72-74 centimeters.

02. Collect the pieces needed to play Carrom
- The game involves a Carrom Board nine black or dark playing pieces, nine white or light-colored playing pieces, a red queen and a striker.

03. Place the queen in the center of the Carrom board
- The queen is the red playing piece. Begin by placing the queen in the small circle in the center of the board. The remaining dark and light pieces will be arranged around the queen within the larger circle.

04. Arrange the light and dark playing pieces
- Place the first light piece along the diagonal from the queen, in the direction of the pocket where you would like to strike the piece. Alternate dark, then light pieces in a circle, clockwise, using the queen as the center point.

05. Determine who will strike first
- One player will hold a game piece in one hand. The other player must guess which hand conceals the game piece.

06. Choose your seat at the Carrom board
- The player who strikes first will be seated in the position facing the lighter pieces.

Sports Associations Details


  1. Registration No                         -           21

  2. Registration Year                      -           1975.12.07

  3. Gazette No                                -           1990/23 – 2016.10.27

  4. Duration of the Position           -           01



Mr. R.A.S.H. Ranasinghe

No:205-4C,Ambalahawatta, Jaya mawatha,Wallampitiya.




Mr. R.M. Mathayas

No:37/A, Bellanthara Road ‍, Dehiwala.




Mr. Pradeep Premasooriya

No:167/7A, Niilammahara, Boralasgamuwa.



  1. List of Affiliated Associations                        -

·       District Sports Association  - 01

1. Kaluthara District Carrom Association


·       Sub Associations / Sports Clubs - 49

1.    Aththidiya Sports Club

2.    Sri Lanka State Servicers  Sports Club                         

3.    Cambridge Sports Club

4.    Electro Sports Club                

5.    Sri Lanka land Development Corporation                 

6.    Premil Sports Club

7.    Ranges Sports Club                

8.    Dematagoda United Sports Club                                 

9.    R & A Sports Club

10. Evergreen Sports Club                       

11. Institute of Industrial Technology

12. Horana Sports Club

13. National Service Carrom Association

14. Government Printing Corporation Sports Club

15. MAhanama Carrom Sports Club

16. Sri Lanka Standards Institute

17. Ganemulla Friends Sports Club

18. Nugegoda Youth Buddhist Association's Sports Club

19. Poruthota Sports Club

20. Sri Lanka Rupavahini Sports Club

21. Suhanda Sports Club

22. State Engineering Corporation of Sri Lanka

23. Sri Lanka Ports Authority

24. Wavala Sports Club

25. Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka

26. C.E.C.B

27. Habarakada Sports Club

28. Woodland Sports Club

29. Sri Lanka Transport Board

30. Ionians Carrom Sports Club

31. Kalubowila Sports Club

32. Sri Lanka Central Bank Sports Association

33. Caramait Sports Club

34. National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka

35. Ceylon Bank Sports Club

36. People's Bank Pensioners Sports s.

37. Randoli Sports Club

38. National Housing Development Authority (BOI)

39. Selan Bank Sports Club

40. Lake House Institute

41. Sri Lanka Board of Investment

42. Sri Lanka Airforce

43. National Water Supply and Drainage Board

44. Ceylon Petroleum Sports Club

45. Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau

46. ​​R.S. Sports Club

47. Tricomalee Carrom Association

48. Sri Lanka Army Sports Club

49. Colombo Urban Council Sports Club