Description - Chinese Chess by H. T. Lau

Chinese chess, or 'elephant chess,' has intrigued the powerful and the quizzical for centuries. Although itsrules are similar to the well-known Western game, subtle and fascinating variations must be mastered in order to understand the strategies it requires. A great way to learn Chinese Chess, this book is simple enough for Chess beginners but contains a wealth of information and tips that experienced players will find useful as well.In Chinese Chess, author H.T. Lau explains the game's fundamentals-the rules, the board, and the basics with dozens of insightful diagrams. With the aid of 170 diagrams, Chinese Chess walks players through the board, the movement and values of the pieces, basic rules for capturing and defeating an opponent, techniques and game-winning tactics.

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