Hangzhou Chess Academy and Tian Yuan Building

This page will show some of the pictures that I had taken of Xiangqi artefacts in the museum. There were quite a few ancient artefacts, which were housed in glass. 

Of course, collector items were also found...


Disclaimer: I do not represent the forum, the Hangzhou Chess Academy or the Tian Yuan Building, and there was no monetary or other gains involved in writing this page. It is but a simple wish to share with the reader the beauty and prosperity of chess in Hangzhou, China. 


Three dimensional porcelain Xiangqi set, collector item, for sale.  The details of the the pieces were breathtaking.


Same set from another angle.

 

Camphor Wood Box Ebony Xiangqi. Pieces of beauty.

 

 

The Real Thing. Pieces from the Song dynasty.

The Real Thing. Bronze Xiangqi Pieces, excavated from the Jin Dynasty from Heilongjiang, estimated to be from 1115-1235AD


Weiqi Pieces from the Han Dynasty which would make them about 2000 years old!

 

 

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To be continued ... on page 03
First created: 27th October 2016

Acknowledgements: Coach Ma Tianyue for her donations of photos.


Disclaimer: I do not represent the forum, the Hangzhou Chess Academy or the Tian Yuan Building, and there was no monetary or other gains involved in writing this page. It is but a simple wish to share with the reader the beauty and prosperity of chess in Hangzhou, China. 

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