Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening Tabia and their Principles:

Central Cannon vs. Screen Horse Defense with Horse Gambit to trap Chariot (屏风马黑弃马陷车)

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

This opening system is not so commonly seen in tournament play but it can be very fun to play on over-the-board play. Master Yan Wenqing and Grandmaster Zhang Qiang share their insights for this opening system.

There are two boards to this opening system.  

The Webmaster would like to thank Master Yan Wenqing and Grandmaster Zhang Qiang for allowing the author to translate their work into English and share with the English speaking World.
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