20 Men Hunt Tigers

"20 men hunt tigers" is a kind of game that simple and interesting. The rules of the game is simple, but you must think hard if you want to win the game. The material is easy to find, you can even play it at anywhere.

Step 1: Prepare the Chessboard and the Chessman

First, you find a piece of paper and draw the chessboard, just like the picture. Then you find 20 small pieces and two

big pieces, represent the hunters and tigers. I used 1*1 lego pieces and caps, you can use coins or cobbles or whatever, as long as you can distinguish them. If you are outside, you can find a branch and draw the board on the field and then find some stones.

Step 2: Place Chess Pieces on the Board

Divide the 20 hunters into 4 groups, and place the hunters and tigers on the board,.

Step 3: Let's Play!


1.The tiger must be moved first.

2.The tiger can be moved one step in each round.

3.Tiger can not be moved when two points are not connected by line.

4.Tiger can jump over hunters and eat one hunter.

5.Tiger can not jump over hunters if other pieces on the placement.

6.Hunter can be moved one step in each round.

7.Hunter can not be moved when two points are not connected by line.

Step 4: Let's See Who's Winning!

If the hunters surround the tigers, and the tigers can not move anymore, hunters win. The tigers win when they eat enough hunters that the hunters cannot surround the tigers anymore

Step 5: Enjoy!



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    3 years ago on Introduction

    Looks like fun. Thanks for sharing! I'm going to try this game out for sure.