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Chinese Class 2. Improve every week your Chinese skills with two pages of tests, quizzes and crosswords. Download the exercises and their solutions in PDF and print and solve them at your own pace.
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棋子共有32 个，分为红黑两组，各有16 个。对弈的双方各执一组。棋子按兵种分为七种：帅（将）、仕、相（象）、车、马、炮、兵（卒）。
Xiangqi is a Chinese board game for two players in the same family as Western chess. The traditional Xiangqi board is a grid of ten horizontal and nine vertical lines. The pieces are placed on the intersections, which are known as points.
The games has 32 pieces in red and black. Either side has 16 pieces. There are 7 kinds of pieces on the board: Shuai (General), Shi (Body Guard), Xiang (Elephant), Ju (Cart), Ma (Horse), Pao (Cannons), Bing (Guard). Shuai is the head of the pieces. The game ends when one player captures the other’s Shuai. Ju is the strongest piece on the board, which can move one or more spaces horizontally or vertically provided that all positions between the original and final positions are empty.
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Published in Confucius Institute Magazine
Magazine 07. Volume II. March 2010.