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Chinese Chess

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If you've ever been to a public park or residential alley in China, chances are you've seen men in old wife beaters, shorts and shower sandals moving round tiles with characters written on them over a paper board. The game in question is called "xiang qi," or Chinese Chess, and is wildly popular throughout China. Join David and Greg as they explain the fundamentals of this board game that shares some similarities with international chess but adds in differences like geographical features and palaces, among others. Enjoy the show and leave your comments below!
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