Presentation on theme: "By :Shawn G3Y. The History Of Chinese Chess Chinese Chess is also called XiangQi ( 象棋） Evolved from an ancient Chinese game called Liubo that was invented."— Presentation transcript:
The History Of Chinese Chess Chinese Chess is also called XiangQi ( 象棋） Evolved from an ancient Chinese game called Liubo that was invented some 3,500 years ago.Liubo Strategy Game like in military warfare with ‘Generals’, ‘Pawns’, ‘Advisors’ etc. Xiang(Elephant ‘ 象 ’)= Ivory from Elephant Qi(piece ‘ 棋 ’)= Chess piece. Han Dynasty Xiang Xi Bei Zhou Dynasty XiangQi
The Rooks [ 车 ] ： 9 points – Only 2 Rooks in each army. – They can move forward, left, right and backwards and can cross the river but it can’t go diagonally. – Placed at the corner of the board. The Horses [ 马 ] ： 4 points – Only 2 Horses in each army. – Move like an ‘ L’ shape and it can cross the river. – It can’t move where pieces block blocks the horse.Since it can be blocked, it is very easy to attack it. – Placed next to the Rooks.
The Elephants [ 象 ] or [ 相 ] : 2 points – Only 2 Elephants in each army. – May move diagonally only. – It can’t cross the river. The Advisors [ 士 ] or [ 仕 ] ： 2 points – Only 2 Advisors in 1 army. – Similar to the Elephants. – It can only move diagonally in a box. The Cannons [ 炮 ] or [ 砲 ] ： 4.5 points – Only 2 Cannons in 1 army. – It’s move is very unique when your piece or your opponent’s piece blocks the it, it may capture your opponent’s piece behind that blocking piece.
The General [ 帅 ] or [ 将 ]:0 points – Only 1 General in each army. – most important piece in the army. – can move only forward or sideways in the box. – Opponent must say “ Check “ when attacking it. – When it’s in check, move it out of check, capture the checking piece or block the check with another piece. – When it is trapped and can’t escape, the result is checkmate and who trapped it is the winner.
The Soldier [ 兵 ] or [ 卒 ] 1 or 2 points – Only 5 Soldiers in each army. – It can only go 1 step forward when it had not cross the river yet. – After crossing the river, it can go sideways 1 step and forward 1 step.
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