The Mandarin Duck Cannons or 鴛鴦炮 as it is known is one of the unorthodox counters to the central cannon. Black tries to concentrate his forces on his left flank. Red has many ways to attack.
I found an interesting file on the internet, whose url I forgot to save..oops.
It is also the most complete modern day study that I have seen regarding this counter.
This is the third page in a series of boards in this opening. Red tries the riverbank cannon approach.
2 boards have been given for you to compare the variations.
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First created : 4th May 2012
Last modified: 4th May 2012
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1. An internet file which I found, the url which I seriously forgot to take note off!!!
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