Chapter 2 Central Cannon vs Screen Horse Defense 08

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,only one board is discussed. This is a rather rare variation whereby red plays C5=6 for the cross palace cannon variation. Please refer to the game that I had uploaded a few days earlier. It has a similar variation. Two boards have been published for you to compare variations.
The reader is strongly advised to go back to the previous page for revision before viewing this one.

Opening discussed:
ECCO : C42 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:C42 中炮過河車互進七兵對屏風馬平炮兌車

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First created : 11th Oct 2012
Last modified: 12th Oct 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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