Ancient Manuals Introduction Article Count: 1
Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) ancient manuals are not only treasures of the Chinese culture, they are also THE BEST WAY to start learning about Xiangqi. There are about 30 ancient manuals that are still extant.
By definition, ancient manuals are defined as books on Xiangqi that have been published in the Qing Dynasty and earlier, which would be before 1911.
Shi Lin Guang Ji 事林广记 Article Count: 1
Dreams of Divine Positions Article Count: 15
Elegant Pastime Manual Article Count: 56
The Elegant Pastime Manual is one of the oldest Xiangqi ancient manuals there is. However, it has proved itself to also be one of the most useful and beneficial ancient manuals for players of all levels.