Opening Basics
Movement of the Elephant 02

This is the second page of a series of 5 lectures provided by the Mr Chris Hankinson, US Representative in Xiangqi. It is part of his personal collection and study into the game.
I am sure you have enjoyed the boards as much as I have done.
Please go to the previous board if you have not seen it for a more cohesive lecture.
A zillion thanks must be given to Chris Hankinson for providing them. They are based on Master Huang Shaolong's book (which one , I swear I do not know, and have not been able to find in the local bookstore...). I have touched up on some of the explanations to make things even clearer for the beginner.
Two boards of the same example are given below so that you can compare and appreciate the moves at different points in the game. Have Fun!

Click here for page 3 in this series! Click here to go back to the introduction on opening theory ...

First created : 22nd Aug 2012
Last modified: 23rd Aug 2012
Acknowledgements: Chris Hankinson for sharing his study of the game with the WORLD!

1. An internet file which seemed to be based on one of Master Huang Shaolong's works.

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