Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening Tabia and their Principles:

Central Cannon vs. Screen Horse Defense with Double Headed Snake Pawns Variation

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

This opening system is still very popular and can be seen in tournaments nowadays. Red attacks with the Filed and Ranked Chariots while Black uses the Double Headed Snake Pawns to slow Red's attack. Master Yan Wenqing and Grandmaster Zhang Qiang share their insights for this opening system.

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