CHINESE CHESS - STARTER SET
Chinese chess - everything needed in a tube
Consists of a sturdy reuseable cardboard tube containing wooden Xiang Qi pieces with red or green markings, a roll up vinyl mat and an instruction leaflet. Xiang Qi starts with the two armies of pieces lined up on opposite sides of the 10 x 9 board. The middle row is the river, which some pieces are not allowed to cross. At the back of each side is the Imperial Palace where the King and his guards afre confined. Pieces are placed on the intersections of lines. Capture by moving onto opponent's square. Object to capture the opponent's King.