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Chinese Chess for Beginners

When you think of chess, you probably think of the strategy game played throughout Europe and the Americas. There is another kind of chess played throughout the world by probably more people than any other strategy game. That game is Chinese Chess. The ''Elephant Game'' as it is called by the Chinese, dates back more than 2000 years.
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Description / Chinese Chess for Beginners


Publisher: Ishi Press
Author: Sam Sloan
Year of Publication: 2006(2nd)

Pages: 192
Notation Type: Notationless (NO)


Book Description

When you think of chess, you probably think of the strategy game played throughout Europe and the Americas. There is another kind of chess played throughout the world by probably more people than any other strategy game. That game is Chinese Chess. The "Elephant Game" as it is called by the Chinese, dates back more than 2000 years. A cousin of Western Chess, its unique style of play results in a wide-open, quick-moving and aggressive contest. Chinese Chess for Beginners explains both the rules and the strategies of the game clearly and in detail so that you can start playing right away. It covers everything from the opening through the endgame. The book includes a set of paper chessmen that you can cut out and begin to play right away.

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Shopworn No
ISBN 923891110
Author/s Sam Sloan
Pages 192 Pages
Publication Date Dec 31, 2005
Notation Type NL - Notationless
Book Binding Type Paperback
Book Edition This is a Modern Reprint of a Classic Book

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