Selected Midgames 20120623
Maneuvering to gain advantage, to attack and to save yourself

One of the problems that I have faced when doing this site is the lack of appropriate English terms for various Xiangqi concepts.  Maneuvering is basically what you do when you play Xiangqi or chess for that matter. But in the context of Xiangqi, Maneuvering specifically refers to moves that are not exchanges, or sacrifices, but moves that after being played, would result in one or more of the following:  a gain in material, better positioning of your chess pieces, turning the tide from bad to good, allowing an attack to materialize...etc
All the GMs and Masters are super experts in Maneuvering.
The following three boards show three of the simpler concepts with this tactic...

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First created: 23rd June 2012
Last updated:
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