Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Opening Tabia and their Principles:

Central Cannon with 3rd Pawn Adancement vs. Screen Horse Defense with 3rd Pawn Adancement

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

This opening system is very important. Indeed, the first ever Chu River and Han Border King of Xiangqi Cup, with a purse of one million dollars, used one of the opening systems mentioned in these seriesof videos. It is also very commonly seen in professional matches and over the board play.
Master Yan Wenqing and Grandmaster Zhang Qiang share their insights for this opening system.
In Section 2n Red chooses the Edge Horse with 57C formation. There are five main counters for Black. All are very complicated.

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. The Webmaster has also made short videos which are available on Youtube.

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The authors published an updated version of their books (in Chinese) which is available for sale on Amazon.
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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