From the box description: Total Attack!! SOCCER is the realistic soccer board game that truly recreates and teaches classic soccer strategy. An easy BASIC GAME provides a fun, fast and accurate soccer playing experience with simple, checkers-like ease, for players aged 8 to adult. This easy BASIC GAME is both realistic and totally satisfying. It can be played for years. Optional ADVANCED ELEMENTS may be added one at a time, if older players wish, to create a classic chess-like game of skill by giving different strengths and skills to Strikers, Midfielders, Defenders, Goalies and more... Play at all levels consists of two teams of eleven player-pieces, moving a ball-piece over a hexagonally-gridded field for an exact simulation of soccer movement. Tackling, Dribbling, Passing, Shooting, Fouling and all other soccer elements are the realistic result of your decisions and gaming skilll, and not the pure luck of spinners, dice and cards. Total Attack!! SOCCER is easy to learn, accurate, and fun from the start. From there, it can become as challenging as chess, yet always remains totally soccer. Total Attack!! SOCCER is a classic soccer board game for all time!