How to Play xiangqi, also known as Chinese chess
Chinese chess is the world's most popular board game. Chinese chess, also known as xiangqi, has been played throughout East Asia for over 1000 years. The playing pieces have traditionally been identified using Chinese characters, so only those who could read Chinese characters could play. Now, Chinese chess is available in a set in which the pieces are identified by symbols on one side and Chinese characters on the reverse side so that anyone can enjoy this challenging strategy game.
This three-part video series gives an introduction to playing the challenging game of strategy using the internationalized double-sided playing pieces of the Elephant Chess Club. Learn the basics to playing this board game, learn what the pieces are and how they move.