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Questions tagged [xiangqi]

Xiangqi, also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players. It is one of the most popular board games in China.

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Blindfold game records of chess and xiangqi

According to Wikipedia, Timur Gareyev played 48 opponents with a mask before his eyes and sitting on an exercise bike, resulting in 35 wins, 7 draws, and 6 losses. On the other hand, the record for ...
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XiangQi (Chinese chess) textbook or video tutorial

I know how the pieces move and understand basics, like forks and pins. Now I am looking for additional tutorials in English. So far, I've only found this book: "Introduction to Chinese Chess (XiangQi) ...
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Why is Chinese chess (xiangqi) harder for computers than international chess?

Why is Chinese chess (xiangqi) harder for computers than international chess? When one looks at Chinese chess in comparison to international chess, one cannot help but notice how extremely limited ...
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How to learn Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) or Shogi (Japanese Chess)?

I learnt international chess using the tutorials in Ubisoft's Chessmaster, alongside doing tactical and strategical exercises from books, studying master games, and from playing. I want to learn how ...
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Xiangqi symbols in Unicode

Since Chess symbols are part of Unicode, I would like to know if Xiangqi symbols would be too. If they are, where can we find them? If they are not, is there a way to find some... in Unicode for ...
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Chinese Chess online (Xiangqi)

I was curious about this question, I watched two videos and learned a bit about Chinese Chess. Where can one play it online? What site has the biggest online Chinese chess community, where you can ...
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Tactical difference between chess and Chinese chess

Is there any difference in tactics between chess and Chinese chess? If so, which one is the most fun? What are the important things to learn from it?