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 last section which deals mainly with black playing the screen horse variation with early 3rd Pawn Advancement. It is also a continuation of the previous upload on this opening.
Again, the ECCO classification is slightly different, demonstrating some of its discrepancies. However, as it is said on other areas on my website, the ECCO is thus far the closest thing that would allow a decent compilation and sorting out of the xq openings.
The breadth of this variation is tremendous and crazy and there are volumes written about it. However, GM Liu DianZhong introduces the most important variations as in the boards.
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ECCO：C06 Central Cannon with Left Side Horse Variation vs Screen Horse Defense
ECCO：C14 Central cannon with right ranked chariot vs screen horse defense
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First created : 2nd Jan 2013
Last modified: 2nd Jan 2013
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Mr Chris Hankinson for various technical support.
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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