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 last page in a series of boards in this opening. Black tries an interesting variation with R1+1!
2 boards have been given for you to compare the variations.
First created :9th May 2012
Last modified: 9th 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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