Introduction to Rare Openings in Xiangqi (Chinese Chess)
Rare opening in Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) would refer to unorthodox opening systems that are unorthodox. For a complete list of rare openings and counters in Xiangqi, please refer to Unorthodox Opening Systems in Xiangqi (Chinese Chess). As with other parts on the topic of Xiangqi Opening Systems, the ECCO Classification will be used.
In this section, which ECCO has given the tag 'A0x‘, there will be a brief introduction to each of the rare openings.
Table of Contents:
|边马局||Edge Horse Opening||H2+1/H8+9||A02|
|边炮局||Edge Cannon Opening||C2=1/C8=9||A03|
|巡河炮局||Riverbank Cannon Opening||C2+2/C8+2||A04|
|过河炮局||Cross-river Cannon Opening||C2+3/C8+3
|兵底炮局||Thundering Cannon Opening||C2=3/C8=7||A06|
|金钩炮局||Golden Hooked Cannon Opening||C2=7/C8=3||A07|
|边兵局||Edge Pawn Opening||P1+1/P9+1||
To be continued