Xiang Qi is a two-player board game that originated from China. It is similar to Western chess and is therefore also commonly known as Chinese Chess.
The game represents a battle between two armies. The objective is to capture the enemy’s “general” piece. Xiang Qi is an intellectual game of strategy, so children who play it benefit by having their thinking skills sharpened. Along with English chess and other board games, Xiang Qi was once popular with school children. Nowadays, it is a game that is mostly played at HDB void decks by senior citizens.
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