The site has moved to a new server, and there are now some issues to fix. Please report anything needing fixing with a comment to the homepage.



The Chess Variant Pages




[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ]
[ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ]
[ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]

Single Comment

Yáng Qí. Yankee ingenuity adds new power to Chinese Chess. (9x10, Cells: 90) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2010-03-12 UTC
Game is not bad... But just as a game, because IT'S NOT XIANG-QI VARIANT!! It's just CHESS variant, wich uses ONE piece from xiang-qi and variant of this piece!! If there would'nt be game with same name, this could be called 'Chess with cannons'!!

You may have a narrow conception of what constitutes a Xiang Qi variant, one which I don't share. This game counts as a Xiang Qi variant, because it is based on Xiang Qi, and it can be played with the same equipment. The idea behind this game was not to introduce cannons to Chess but to westernize Chinese Chess.