Double Cannons Checkmate 重炮杀 (chóng pào shā)
This is perhaps the first kill most beginners come to experience when they first learn Xiangqi. It would be equivalent to the Scholar's Mate in International Chess.
While re-creating this webpage, it brought back memories of my father teaching me the rudiments, and offering candy as a reward to learn Xiangqi many many years ago...
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