Chinese Chess Pieces

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    • Black King
    • May move one space horizontally or vertically.
    • May not leave castle.
    • May not face off opposing King
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    • Black Cannon
    • Must leap to capture.
    • Moves horizontally and vertically any distance.
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    • Black Elephant
    • Move two space diagonally.
    • May not cross river.
    • Can only reach 7 spaces on the board.
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    • Black Gaurd
    • May move one space diagonally.
    • May not leave the castle.
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    • Black Horse
    • Moves like a Knight, but does not leap.
    • May be blocked on the horizontal and vertical paths.
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    • Black Pawn
    • Moves forward one space.
    • May move side to side after crossing the river.
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    • Black Rook
    • Moves horizontally and vertically.
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    • Red Cannon
    • Must leap to capture.
    • Moves horizontally and vertically any distance.
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    • Red Elephant
    • Move two space diagonally.
    • May not cross river.
    • Can only reach 7 spaces on the board.
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    • Red Guard
    • May move one space diagonally.
    • May not leave the castle.
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    • Red Horse
    • Moves like a Knight, but does not leap.
    • May be blocked on the horizontal and vertical paths.
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    • Red King
    • May move one space horizontally or vertically.
    • May not leave castle.
    • May not face off opposing King
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    • Red Pawn
    • Moves forward one space.
    • May move side to side after crossing the river.
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    • Red Rook
    • Moves horizontally and vertically.
Author:
Anonymous
ID:
1599
Card Set:
Chinese Chess Pieces
Updated:
2009-11-24 21:10:32
Tags:
Chinese chess Chinese games chess
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Description:
A pictorial card show of the symbols on Chinese Chess pieces and a brief description of how they move.
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