|Bagh Chal (meaning "Moving Tigers") is a two-player ancient board game that originates in Nepal. This game is asymmetric, i.e. players have different goals.
Bagh-Chal is played on a board with a grid of 25 points connected with lines indicating valid movements (see picture below).
There are two players: Tigers and Goats. Initially 20 goats are kept off the board and four tigers are placed in the four corners of the board:
|The objectives are different for each of the players:
Players move alternately, starting from the player controlling the Goats.
The game sequence for the Goats is divided into two phases:
Tigers can move in the following manner during the whole game:
There is an additional rule preventing an endless game: