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The Chess Variant Pages

Jungle game sets

The Jungle Game, also known as Jungle Chess, Animal Chess, or Shou Dou Qi is a Chinese board game where two armies of animals fight against each other.

Below, you see photo's of a home made set and of a Chinese set of this game.

The photo's were made by Jean-Luc Muraro. Below, you see small size images, click on them to see them larger and sharper. (File sizes are about 70K.)

See the index for more photo's of other chess variant sets.
Photo's by Jean-Luc Muraro. Communicated by Jean-Louis Cazaux. WWW page made by Hans Bodlaender.
WWW page made: February 13, 1999.