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It was last modified on: 1997-09-30
 Author: Stephen  Leary. Five Tigers. A Chinese Chess variant with unequal armies. (9x10, Cells: 90) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2010-03-10 UTC
In response to the comments about Tigers inevitably moving into danger on their first move, note that a Tiger movew can tak two forms: moving one Tiger two steps, or moving two Tigers one step each. Thus the first Tiger move would normally be to move one each from the fourth to the firth rank. This would put them in a threatening rather than threatened position.