Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening Tabia and their Principles:

Central Cannon vs. Screen Horse Defense with Left Riverbank Horse Variation

Yan Wenqing and Zhang Qing Trilogy of Books on Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening

This opening system was extremely popular back in 1960s-1990s. Black's Left Riverbank Horse Variation is very aggressive, making it one of the favourite opening systems for aggressive players. Master Yan Wenqing and Grandmaster Zhang Qiang share their insights for this opening system.

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