Teach Yourself XIANGQI Step by Step
Authored by Ping Loong Wong
Xiangqi is becoming more popular in Western countries due to the rise of China. China's extraordinary economic growth and active diplomacy are already attracted Westerners' interest. Westerners want to learn more about Chinese's culture. One of the easier approaches is by learning Xiangqi. Unfortunately, there is always not easy for a Westerner or non-Chinese speaking person to learn Xiangqi by his own.
This book is designed for the person who is absolutely no knowledge or little knowledge in Xiangqi, and would like to learn it by his own. The structures of the book are well designed. There are divided into 5 main chapters, which are Xiangqi Fundamentals, Xiangqi Basic Kills, Xiangqi Basic Endgame, Xiangqi Basic Midgame and Xiangqi Opening. The sentences uses are simple and easy English. The reader can just easily follows the chapter and learns Xiangqi step by step.
There are more than 300 diagrams have been placed such that it would be easy to cross reference the moves and the actual situation on the board. At the end of each chapter, it consists of self-test or puzzles to assess the reader's competency level. There are more than 130 puzzles and the answers are provided at the end of the book.
At the end, the reader will be able to appreciate the Chinese culture through Xiangqi.
Enjoy this wonderful game.
Jan 24 2017
9671436218 / 9789671436219
US Trade Paper
6" x 9"
Black and White
Games / Chess / General