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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Douglas Fost
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This is also known as Chinese Chess and has a few different rules that I kinda like. I.E. the king can never leave his castle.

It has a date of 762, but who really keeps a track of those things?
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Anthony Kingsley Frizzera
Italy
Trento
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Condizioni: B-, scatola con un grosso strappo sul retro, contenuto in perfette condizioni e mai utilizzato (pedine in plastica)

Lingua: inglese

Dipendenza: nessuna

Spedizione:
gratuita in Italia o scambio all'Asterion Show il 27/09

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Condizioni: A, solo defustellato

Lingua: italiano

Dipendenza: bassa

 
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
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d10-2 After the initial learning surge; Rarely.
d10-3 Surge & Stall*

Only came across this in adulthood. This is my preferred Chess variant, and I have fits and starts of playing against AIs each year.

I also have a "westernised" upright plastic set I use to introduce others to the game. I bought this set in the toy section of a Malaysian supermarket (~2000/2001) for the equivalent of £3.
*This has been on the "vs Crib Oppo" for sometime, but yet to make it to the table.
 
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Frank S
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Calgary
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$3.99 V.V. Baggie section

Complete, nice looking set with a thick rule and strategy book. Plastic counters are still on sprue.

This edition:
 
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
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The Chinese Chess have a large number of cult followers, too, and I doubt most of them play other games often.
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
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d10-2 Xiang Qi (aka Chinese Chess)(762) Completed 23 Jun.
mb QianHong (Lite Red) for Original Challenge

+ I don't remember being able to beat QH when I last played. However this time I found it was easily beaten with Double-Cannon Check. Continued PC play may need to add-on a 3rd party Increased Strength AI.

mb Tried this for Phase 2 using Action Chinese Chess (Longo) - Lost 0-10 against Level 1 AI. Didn't come close to threatening Check.
 
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Casey Lee
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Lexington
South Carolina
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Condition: New in shrink wrap. GM me for picture.

Starting Bid: $9

BIN: $13
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Condition: New in shrink wrap. GM me for picture.

Starting Bid: $9

BIN: $13
 
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Casey Lee
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Condition: New in shrink wrap. GM me for picture.

Starting Bid: $9

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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Geir Erik Ø
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My brother bought my a copy of this when he was in Vietnam. It is an intresting chess variant with long tradition in China and neigbour countries.
 
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
rebecca
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Seattle
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Cool vintage Chinese Chess. $4.99 @ VV
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Casey Lee
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Lexington
South Carolina
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Condition: New in shrinkwrap. Paper board. GM me for pics.

Price: $10
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Mike Fogus
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Virginia
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Herb
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Except for cannon, pieces capture by replacement as they move.

Cannon is odd in that to capture, it must first leap
over an intervening piece of either color. Capture is then by replacement.
 
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
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Cool little set of this. $1.50
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Thomas MacLaney
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The biggest Chinese Chess board I've ever seen: 17.5" square. Unlovely, though: simple black printing on a piece of MDF (I think.) On the river is stamped "Detroit Chinese Culture Services Center.", and it's printed on the back for Wei-chi.

The pieces are nice, though. They resemble Mahjong tiles, although circular and with a clear layer in the middle.

With a 50% coupon, it came to $0.91.
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Forrest & Ryan Driskel
United States
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Really nice set. Same place. $2.00
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Adam 'Fenn' Fenton
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Edinburgh
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New in shrink. Contains a book to teach the game as well.

Free postage to UK, or free pickup in Edinburgh. Will pay first £10 of postage to EU (balance via Paypal, you pay fees.)

English language set, no in game text.
 
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
John McDonough
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New York
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Will probably move up once I get the symbols and mechanics down.

Edit: Yup, moving higher.
 
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Daniel Danzer
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Ancient abstract games still known today are still known today for a reason.
Now, this seems too obvious or already said? I don't think so. When we talk about "old" abstracts like mainly mentioned in this list, we talk about just some of many more, which were around, but not remembered.
When the rules of GO have not been modified for 3 - 4000 years, there is a reason. They are linked to something deeply human. A quality you will not find easily in a "modern" game, produced for a "market" or "target group".
I chose Xiangqi for this, because its rules are also known unaltered for over 1000 years. When you play it, you can feel its purity, its perfect balance, the philosophy behind it. Different from reading old texts or listening to "old" music you really SHARE the experience of playing the game, as people did 1000 years ago.
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Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:846]
Robert Beachler
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Milwaukie
Oregon
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Found some more of these cool bits for 99 cents as well. Will add to the ones I already have.
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Sam
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Raleigh
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Same yard sale at the fairgrounds.

Nice copy. Pretty pieces. Not the one pictured here. Only $1.

[edit - updated to correct Chinese Chess.]
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