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Taijitu Qi. Xiang Qi pieces are joined by (but not combined with) their duals. (9x10, Cells: 90) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-03-31 UTC

Yes , perhaps. It would deserve to be corrected.


H. G. Muller wrote on 2022-03-31 UTC

I think the 2 x 2 is a typo, and that this game uses a standard Xiangqi board. Perhaps the error was inspired by the fact that on a traditional Xiangqi board the Palace does look like a 2x2 area of squares, with a diagonal cross in it.


Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-03-30 UTC

I don't understand these rules.

The river and the fortresses are not shown on the diagram.

The fortress is said "(back 2 cells of middle 2 files)". I see 9 files. Which ones are the 2 middle?

The rule says "Wazirs and Ferzes cannot leave the Fortress". But they start on the 3rd rank, out of the Fortress if I well understood. How come they cannot leave it, they are not in it?


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