Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening Tabia and their Principles:
Same Direction Cannons: Filed Chariot vs. Deferred Chariot
The Same Direction Cannons: Filed Chariot vs. Deferred Chariot is relative a new opening as it started blossoming in the 1970s. It is also a fundamental opening system that must be mastered.
In "Opening Tabia" Master Yan Wenqing and Grandmaster Zhang Qiang discussed some of the common way of playing this opening system for both colors.
This opening system is divded into three different sections in the book:
- Red plays P7+1
- Red plays H8+7
In this page, Red would play H8+9 and also R9+1.
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