Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening Tabia and their Principles:

Central Cannon vs. Screen Horse Defense with Single/Double Pawn Ranked Cannon (右炮过河/双炮过河)

Yan Wenqing and Zhang Qing Trilogy of Books on Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening

The Double Pawn Ranked Cannons Variation is one of the most dreaded Black counters and often, players taking Red would try to steer clear of it. In this page, Master Yan and Grandmaster Zhang share their insights on the Right Pawn Ranked Cannon (first board) followed by the Double Pawn Pawn Ranked Cannons Variation (second board). As a gentle reminder, this Black counter is not for the faint of heart and Red has to have much grit in order to survive. 

The Webmaster would like to thank Master Yan Wenqing and Grandmaster Zhang Qiang for allowing the author to translate their work into English and share with the English speaking World.

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Opening Tabia and their Principles (2017 edition): https://amzn.to/3tfnFE2
Dubious Positions and How to Attack Them (2017 edition): https://amzn.to/3ZBq1cg
Deception and Countermeasures in the Xiangqi Opening (2017 edition): https://amzn.to/45cqTFA

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