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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The Chess960 analogue in shogi, xiangqi, etc

Fischer said In chess so much depends on opening theory, so the champions before the last century did not know as much as I do and other players do about opening theory. So if you just brought them ...
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Controversy over the Xiangqi cannon piece?

When reviewing the nature of the pieces of various chess variants, namely the xiangqi cannon, I asked about its history. I was surprised that the dates of its mentions did not match 8th century ...
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An objective measure of the difference in strength between top programs and top human players in the four most popular forms of chess?

Is there an objective measure of the superiority (or otherwise) that the strongest computer programs enjoy over the strongest human players which can be compared across the four main forms of chess, ...
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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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On how to learn Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) or Shogi (Japanese Chess)

I learned 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?