How To Play Chinese Chess (Xiangqi)

This video tutorial will teach you how to play Chinese Chess (Xiangqi)

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This video will start by teaching you the general concepts of Chinese Chess and is followed by the more detailed features of the game. This tutorial is perfect for beginning players, as well as, experienced players that need a refresher.

After watching, you will know the basics of how to play the board game Chinese Chess. All that is left to do is grab a friend and start playing!

This Chinese Chess tutorial will cover the following topics:

0:00 Overview
0:12 Setup
0:55 Objective
2:21 Game Play
2:37 Winning

Please leave a comment below if you need any additional information about the board game Chinese Chess, if you have any questions about the game, or if any aspect of the game was not clear in the video.

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  1. Also, when there is a stalemate, the one who cannot move his/her pieces will lose. This is different from Chess – in Chess this is a draw.

  2. "Jiang" and "Shuai" cannot meet each other on the same vertical line without other pieces blocking them, otherwise, who makes this situation first will lose.

  3. Can you do the triangle domino game, Triominos? Please.

  4. As a Chinese person, I can confirm that Chinese chess is as complicated as International chess.

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