Indian Ludo (Champul)

  A traditional board game of India

Everyone remembers playing a game of Ludo or Snakes & Ladders be it on a hot summer day or a cool winter evening. These board games that form such a beloved part of our childhood actually take their origins much far behind in history. One such indoor fun game is Champul, a traditional Indian board game. It is a game of chance and strategy.

How does the board look like? 

Champul board

Number of players required to play it?

How do the coins move?
  
path followed by coins of yellow player 

How to win?

Is there any action element?

When do I get extra turns?

Whom can I play this with?

How can I play this now?