Opening Basics
Movement of the Elephant 05

This is the fifth and last of five boards dealing with the implications of moving the elephant to the center for protection. 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!

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First created : 25th Aug 2012
Last modified: 28th 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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