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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-10-11
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Cambaluc Chinese Chess Photos. A commercially produced Chinese Chess set with Staunton pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2009-01-24 UTC
I did use the name Canon for the Vao when I created Yang Qi. This piece would be suitable for that Canon and might work well with a Cannon piece that has a horizontal cannon. Other pieces in the set look different enough that they might also be suitable for variant pieces. Combine this set with a wooden Staunton set, and you might make a nice Xiang Qi set. The weird looking Pawns in this set might be good for the Advisors, the Rooks could be used for Cannons, and the Staunton pieces could be used for everything else.