Chapter two deals with the perhaps the most played opening and counter in Xiangqi today: the Central Cannon vs Screen Horse Defense.
There are 13 sections to this chapter.
In the first section, the 7th pawn advancement and pawn ranked chariot variation is pit against the 7th pawn advancement and edge cannon for chariot exchange variation (yes, WXF recommendation) of the Screen Horse. GM Liu Dianzhong goes through the basics with a little bit of history on the evolution of this opening.
中炮七兵过河车对屏风马平炮兑车 红兑车型 --> Central Cannon with 7th Pawn advancement and Pawn ranked chariot vs Screen Horse Defense with 7th Pawn Advancement and Edge Cannon for Chariot Exchange variation.
ECCO C40 Central Cannon with Pawn Ranked chariot and 7th Pawn Advancement vs Screen Horse Defense 7th Pawn Advancement with Edge Cannon for Chariot Exchange Variation
First created : 10th Sept 2012
Last modified: 12th Sept 2012
Mr Felix Tan for various advice on this section.
Mr Chris Hankinson for various technical support.
Master Reference: 1. <<象棋新編教程--象棋布局精要>> by 刘殿中 GM Liu Dianzhong and 齐津安 Qi Jinan
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