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Moon Chess is a Zillions-of-Games file. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Small board, Oriental, XiangqiBased.

This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Two dimensional, Small board, Oriental, Oriental
It was last modified on: 2001-04-19
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Moon Chess ZIP file. Played with a Xiangqi set, but with different rules.

Author: Peter Aronson.

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This version of Half-Board Xiangi was based partly on the description of Half-Board Xiangqi in <a href="../xiangvar.html">A Xiangqi Variant</a>, and partly on a comment on that page in the old comment system by Ken Liao: <blockquote><i> I have seen this game, but with a few differences. Most of my relatives know this game as Moon Chess. The rules are basically correct, except that the ranking is wrong in your page. This is how most people I know play: General -> Guard -> Elephant -> Car -> Horse -> Soldier -> General (anglicized) King -> Guard -> Bishop -> Rook -> Knight -> Pawn -> King The cannon is special. It can take any piece, but only by jumping over another piece, at any distance, no matter if the piece is flipped over or not. It can move one space orthogonally. Any piece except the soldier can take the cannon. I am pretty sure this is the official way to play Moon Chess. </i></blockquote>

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The board used for this game has 4 row(s), 8 column(s), 32 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.

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Group ID 'HalfXiangqi'