Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening Tabia and their Principles:

Pawn Opening vs. Thundering Cannon Defense

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

The Pawn opening system is the second most popular opening after the Central Cannon. And the most popular counter for the Pawn Opening is the Thundering Cannon Defense. In this series, the basics are examined as  Master Yan Wenqing and Grandmaster Zhang Qiang share their insights for this opening system.

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