Right now, we're sitting at enough ways to play that you can truly be a Zencala Master by playing a different variation EVERY DAY for over a year! Technically, we're pushing nearly 400 ways to play.
Here's an example of one of our favorite ways to play. It starts with the base-rules for Mancala (not all of the ways to play Zencala start this way), but if you can play your last stone in your opponent's end-nest you can still all their stones! It's an extreme way to play, but it adds another layer of strategy.