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I have attempted to make sure that no copyrights are infringed. However, in case that I have offended anybody, please tell me ASAP.
The stuff you see here are basically free downloads that can be found over the net or presented to me by the authors of the various articles themselves, with permission from the publishers. Acknowledgments will be given.

  WXF article on English translations of Chinese Xiangqi terms. --> worth reading if you are serious about the game. This was obtained from the following url from the WXF. 
http://99.237.250.152/wxf/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23&Itemid=36

2. AXF rules version 1, in English

3. AXF rules pdf version, in English pdf format. This was obtained from the AXF from this url: http://www.asianxiangqi.org/English/AXF_rules_Eng.pdf
4. The Xiangqi rules in China (completely in Chinese ) .... 2011 Aug version. Click here ... 
5. An English Manual on how to use CCBridge. Click here...
6. A Thank You Note for the 1st Anniversary of Xqinenglish. Click here ...
7. Mr Marc-Antoine NGUYEN, XiangQi International Master and author of
, Xiang qi : l'univers des échecs chinois , has kindly shared this document by the French XiangQi Association regarding some of the games and openings played in 2005. It is in French, which I do not understand, but the moves look good! Time to start to learn the language!
8. A short preview about my own Becoming a Xiangqi Assassin book!
9. A free preview from Wong Ping Loong on his The Xiangqi Master From the Cave.

10. UNOFFICIAL AXF RULES in English, researched and translated by the webmaster. This set of rules is the set that is followed to in International Competition. The original version can be downloaded above.
11. UNOFFICIAL CXA RULES <<象棋競賽規則>>, the rules used in China for competition. This set of rules is used almost exclusive in China to the author's knowledge. The original version can be downloaded above.

12. In Chinese, a very good summary of the Xiangqi Activities <<象棋白皮书---关于象棋现状的调查报告(2017年版)>> in China by an independent group 珠江文化 in 2017. There are earlier versions that can be found on the web.
13. Xiangqi development in Europe, Chinese version by WXF Master Pu FangyaoEnglish version by EXF GM and Secretary General Romeo Xue Zhong


Disclaimer: The rules that the webmaster has translated were done with the main aim of helping people interested in Xiangqi who do not know Chinese and want to understand more about competition. It is not official and readers are advised to read them at their own perusal.
Although the webmaster cum author has have made every effort to ensure that the information in this book was correct before uploading the files, the webmaster cum author do not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause.

 Brilliant articles on Xiangqi in Italian! By Mr Antonio Barra
1. Click here for article number 1
2. Click here for article number 2.
There are still a lot of articles in this VERY nice magazine. I hope to have the privilege or showing them to all! Enjoy!

German newsletter with a section on Xiangqi (p18) . Many thanks must be given to Dr Rene Gralla for sharing this! Click here ...

First created: April 2011
Last updated: 6th March 2018

Acknowledgments:
1. Mr. Peter Sung of the WXF for allowing me to publish the various WXF articles,
2. Mr. Felix Tan of the AXF for his help on the AXF rules.
3. www.xqbase.com for the Xiangqi Rules in China , 2011 Aug version.
4. Georg Jeiter and Chris Hankinson for an international collaboration of efforts into making the short manual on the uses of CCBridge, perhaps the best Xq viewer available today. Georg is the most hardworking person I know of!
5. XiangQi Master Marc-Antoine Nguyen for sharing his insights into the game with his document from the French XiangQi. A million thanks!
6. Mr. Romeo Xue Zhong for sharing the files on the development of Xiangqi in Europe!

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