Chapter 2 Central Cannon vs Screen Horse Defense 02

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 this page, still under section 1, two boards are shown. PLEASE MEMORIZE THE FIRST BOARD and ALL its VARIATIONS! WinkThis board can be considered to be the tabiat for this variation.
In the second board, red's 59 cannons with attack on the central pawn early in the game is not played very much now, but you will have to understand why.
And please go back to the previous page for a better understanding 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. --
board 1: red plays the riverbank horse variation
board 2: red plays the 59 cannons and attacks the central pawn early.
ECCO C44 and C45 Central Cannon with Pawn Ranked chariot and 7th Pawn Advancement vs Screen Horse Defense 7th Pawn Advancement with Edge Cannon for Chariot Exchange Variation
ECCO:C44 and C45 中炮過河車互進七兵對屏風馬平炮兌車

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First created : 12th Sept 2012
Last modified: 13th 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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