Mystery of Chess Boxing

Mystery of Chess Boxing

A FILM BY: Joseph Kuo
WRITTEN BY: Joseph Kuo
STARRING: Jack Long, Yi-Min Li, Kuan-Wu Lung


MYSTERY OF CHESSBOXING is an instrumental piece of Wu-Tang lore. The old school Kung Fu movie follows Ah Pao on his journey to learn Kung Fu so he can avenge his father’s death. The film is directed by Taiwanese film director Joseph Kuo, who also helmed 7 GRANDMASTERS, 36 DEADLY STYLES and 18 BRONZEMEN.

About the Live Stream

RZA—acclaimed rapper, producer, director and co-founder of 36 Chambers—and Dan Halsted—head programmer at the Hollywood Theatre—will provide live commentary during the film. Their collective knowledge and personal stories related to MYSTERY OF CHESSBOXING will give viewers a deeper appreciation for the movies we love.

Doors open at 7:15pm CST with the movie starting at 8:15pm CST. Customers will receive a link to the live stream 45 minutes prior to showtime. Shaolin vs Wu Tang has a runtime of 90 minutes.

Viewers will also be able to ask the moderators questions during the screening. Mustafa Shaikh—co-founder of 36 Chambers—will be moderating the screening. 

CLICK HERE for More Information

Technical Information

Production Year: 1987
Country of Origin: Hong Kong
Language: Chinese (Mandarin)
Run Time: 90 mins
Format: Digital