What is Thai Chess?

What is Thai Chess - Makruk?

The name Thai Chess or Makruk is a traditional chess game for Thailand, formerly known as Siamese Chess.

Thai Chess is similar to the Western Chess in a number of ways.  Firstly, it requires two people to play against each other but playing in a team is also common. The object of Thai Chess is also to capture the opponent's King.  If it becomes impossible to capture either player's King, then the game is declared a draw.