Chapter 2 Central Cannon vs Screen Horse Defense 19

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.
This is the start of a new big big topic, the central cannon with left riverbank cannon variation vs the screen horse defense. It is still a very popular opening nowadays, and is often played. The beginner would benefit much from this opening as it shows the importance of controlling the riverbank. Instead of attacking deep early, in this opening, which is slower paced, more emphasis is put on maneuvering the chess pieces.

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Opening discussed:
第34局中炮巡河炮对屏风马象位车
第35局中炮巡河炮对屏风马左象横车

Board 34: ECCO:C84 Central Cannon with Riverbank Cannon Variation vs Screen Horse Defense
ECCO:C84 中炮巡河炮對屏風馬
Board 35: ECCO:C82 Central Cannon with Riverbank Cannon Variation vs Screen Horse Defense
ECCO:C82 中炮巡河炮對屏風馬

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First created : 23rd Nov 2012
Last modified:
23rd Nov 2012
Acknowledgements:
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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