Introduction to Xiangqi

This section was created to help people who are interested in Xiangqi but have no prior experience with the game.
The following articles PDFs, Powerpoint slides articles will help you understand how Xiangqi is played. Special thanks is given to Jim Png of for preparing some of the material. Wang Ge is also to be thanked for his videos.
Some of the material presented below were written before 2018, when the official World Xiangqi Rules were published. Hence, they might not completely reflect the official recommendations by the World Xiangqi Federation.