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Xiangqi For Absolute Beginners
 

Teach Yourself XIANGQI Step by Step

Authored by Ping Loong Wong

Xiangqi is becoming more popular in Western countries due to the rise of China. China's extraordinary economic growth and active diplomacy are already attracted Westerners' interest. Westerners want to learn more about Chinese's culture. One of the easier approaches is by learning Xiangqi. Unfortunately, there is always not easy for a Westerner or non-Chinese speaking person to learn Xiangqi by his own.

This book is designed for the person who is absolutely no knowledge or little knowledge in Xiangqi, and would like to learn it by his own. The structures of the book are well designed. There are divided into 5 main chapters, which are Xiangqi Fundamentals, Xiangqi Basic Kills, Xiangqi Basic Endgame, Xiangqi Basic Midgame and Xiangqi Opening. The sentences uses are simple and easy English. The reader can just easily follows the chapter and learns Xiangqi step by step.

There are more than 300 diagrams have been placed such that it would be easy to cross reference the moves and the actual situation on the board. At the end of each chapter, it consists of self-test or puzzles to assess the reader's competency level. There are more than 130 puzzles and the answers are provided at the end of the book.


At the end, the reader will be able to appreciate the Chinese culture through Xiangqi.

Enjoy this wonderful game.


Publication Date:
2017-01-24
ISBN/EAN13:
9671436218 / 9789671436219
Page Count:
212
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Games / Chess / General




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