WHAT'S NEW ARCHIVE :
AUGUST 2012

31st Aug: Page 3 and 4 of Chapter 1 of GM Liu Dianzhong' book has been uploaded. There are examples this time, not just pure narrative...LOL. Ans up till the 26th are also published! Click here ....I have also discovered a few mistakes to page 1 of yesterday's upload. I have made the necessary correction and added material that I had missed. And also made a few corrections to the the last slideshow on my photo gallery for now. Thanks to Mr Felix Tan for pointing them out...while browsing them well past midnight ....lol.
30th Aug: Page 1 and 2 of Chapter 1 of GM Liu Dianzhong' book is finally out. Took me sometime to try to translate the material into English. As there are still NO commonly accepted terms for various termininology like 頓挫...I have tried my best to translate. It is slightly heavy reading, but if you REALLY into learning the endgame, please go through it. I would also welcome anybody with better terms for them!!!
29th Aug: Part 2 is out from Chris's study. Ans up till the 24th are out also, given the increase in response!
Click here .... Thanks to Flame Kho for helping me introduce my facebook fanpage to the folks in Malaysia!
28th Aug: Chris has done it again. Many fans have written to me expressing their thanks for his work. Well here is part 1 of 4 more boards! And thanks to Georg Jeiter who found out that I had made a wrong link in p7 of the cannon endgames. LOL. Thanks!
27th Aug: Another day spent in the amusement park...only managed to add the final page to the 1c1p endgames
by GM Liu Dianzhong ...whew. click here ...also added the ans up till the 22nd. Click here .... And a million thanks must be given to Greg Thompson who spot a few fatal flaws in the games 3 and 4 of the elephant series. Thanks!
26th Aug: Finally, had the time to add on to the endgames series. The first board is tough to memorize. Click here ...
25th Aug: Finally, everything is back to normal...added the ans up till the 20th.
Click here .... And page 5 of the Chris's very welcomed addition to my site is out. Will start making the stuff that I have generated the past few days into webpages asap.
24th Aug: I had wanted to add another endgames page but the site which I use to generate the stuff from my site is malfunctioning. Luckily, I have page 4 from Chris's study. Quite a few people have expressed their delight in the lectures thus far. Again, A MILLION THANKS goes to Chris!
23rd Aug: Page 3 of the good stuff from Chris's study is out. Also, a
ns up till the 18th are also out. Click here .... I use mtwebcenters to generate the stuff (I am absolutely computer illiterate...) and somehow they have been upgrading the site and a few functions are out. Will try to add on daily. And, another typhoon is due to hit Taiwan where I am staying now. Bitch. Hope the electricity stays alive, or else I would have to dust away the dust from my chessboard...sigh.
22nd Aug: Page 2 of the good stuff from Chris out! Click here ...
21st Aug: A zillion thanks to Mr Chris Hankinson for more donations of his personal study material on opening theory. If you have enjoyed the advisor series over the past few days, you are going to LOVE the elephant series. Click here for page 1 . Please visit Chris's website for more good stuff. The link is found on my link page... (somehow I have forgotten the url...oops...lol!) And by the way, Georg Jeiter of Germany has asked me if there are any sites with active discussions on Xiangqi, especially the Central Cannon vs Screen Horse Defense...Well, please share the good stuff. Chinese , English etc websites are hugely welcomed. I hope to be able to compile a list of the good stuff to share with the world.
20th Aug: The next page on 1c1p endgames by
GM Liu Dianzhong are out. Ans up till the 16th are also out. Click here ....
19th Aug: Here is a new page of 1c1p endgames by GM Liu Dianzhong. Had tried to do more, but the first example in this page took me nearly an hour...
18th Aug: The 5th and final page from Chris study is out. Click here ...Ans up till the 14th are out. Click here ....
17th Aug: The 4th page from Chris's study is out. Click here ...Go to the opening basics page for more on basic opening stuff and theory...
16th Aug: Ans up till the 12th are out. Click here ... And so is the third page from Chris's study. Click here ... Go to the opening basics page for more on basic opening stuff and theory...
15th Aug: Added the second page from Chris's study. Good stuff! click here or go to the opening basics page...
14th Aug: Been tied down to work and my wife's pregnancy (entering the third trimester) recently and I was ecstatic to have Chris Hankinson help me out! He graciously donated some personal study material, a series of five boards on the importance of playing the right advisor early on in the opening. Thanks Chris!!! The world is much better! Click here ! G
o to the opening basics page for more on basic opening theory...
13th Aug: A busy sunday...sigh. have not been able to do much, but here is a new page of 1c1p endgames. Added the ans up till the 8th of Aug. Click here ....
12th Aug: Added the second page on the same opening but which is labeled as A45 by ECCO. Click here .
11th Aug: Added a new opening page on ECCO E44, Pawn vs Pawn. This is quite a good game especially for beginners as it demonstrates the very basics of some of the more important principles. Click here ...
10th Aug: Added another endgame lecture page on 1c1p endgames by GM Liu. Click here ...the third board is rather complicated. I have tried to add the variations that were not included in the board, but I am not confident enough. If you spot any mistakes or have better moves, please email me at xqinenglish@gmail.com or admin@xqinenglish.com . Getting old with a weary mind...and I have to work 5 hours later...
9th Aug:
Added the ans up till the 2nd of Aug. Click here .... Also added a new endgame lecture by GM Liu Dianzhong. Click here ...
8th Aug: Quite a few friends expressed delight in the three selected midgames I published a few days ago. Well, there is the next page! Click here ...
7th Aug: Did a few minor adjustments to the site's Ans to the Daily puzzles as my cell phone was very slow in downloading the puzzles. Also added the ans up till the 2nd of Aug. Click here .... Also added the last page on pure cannon endgames by GM Liu. Click here ...
6th Aug: Have uploaded a new annotated game, GM Zhang Guofeng vs GM Hu Ronghua , in 2008, one of the rare appearances by the GM. Also, a million thanks to Greg Thompson for the new pic on the home page!
5th Aug: Have uploaded ALL the ans to the puzzles last month.
Click here ...Also started the first page of cannon endgames by GM Liu Dianzhong. The last endgame puzzle was a little complex for me...LOL. Now I understand why I lose my games LOL. And to dear Georg, tell me what you think of the new color for the links. Took me nearly 20 min just to change them...lol.
4th Aug: Been some time since I added to the midgames section. So, here it is: three endgames played by the late GM Yang Guanlin. Seeing how the great ones play is an enjoyment in itself. Have fun!
3rd Aug: Whew...no power shortage. Just in case it happens, I have uploaded today's entry: the last page on horse endgames in GM Liu Dianzhong's book on endgames for beginners. Click here ...
2nd Aug: Noticed a few mistakes in the heading of the endgame puzzles and proceeded to correct them. ( p9, p11 ) . Also added one more page devoted to 2 horse endgames from the same book by
GM Liu Dianzhong . Ans up till the 28th of July are also out. click here ... . Finally, there is a raging typhoon hitting Northern Taiwan as I write and quite a few friends have phoned me telling me that power had been cut. In the event of a power breakdown, please tune in the next day...
1st Aug: Added 5 more boards in two pages on the endgame lecture series by GM Liu Dianzhong. Click here to go to p11 and p12. The July What's New Archives is also out...Click here .... Been a hectic month. Finally managed to hit 1200 pages on the site... Will continue to slog!

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