Cross Palace Cannons from QiYi 06a

An article devoted to the Cross Palace Cannons appeared about a decade ago on QiYi, perhaps the most widely read XiangQi periodical in China or Chinese speaking regions ago. Grandmasters came together to provide their insights on the various black counters against the CPC. It is one of the best articles I have read in a long time on opening theory. I think you will feel the same way. The article was titled 過宮炮七式, or translated loosely, the Seven Stances of the Cross Palace Cannon. Have fun!

In this first part of the sixth article, the CPC goes up against the central cannon with an early cross palace ranked chariot which is one of the oldest and most commonly played variations against the cpc with a proven win rate. The reader is encouraged to go here for more from the ancient manuscripts...

Two boards have been given for you to compare variations.

On to page 6b for more on this opening ... or here to go back to the ECCO page for this opening...

First created : 31st Jan 2015
Last modified: 10th Feb 2015
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過宮炮七式 from 棋藝

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