It turns out that there are so many ways to play chess | nine common chess types in the world

Chess, Yi also. Chess player, art also.

Chess is a kind of game, it is a confrontational and competitive sports and entertainment activity. The game of chess is wisdom, strategy, and calculation. Therefore, it has less limitations and more room for all people to participate.

Qin, chess, calligraphy and painting are called the four traditional Chinese art forms, which have become a cultural form with rich connotation. "Yi" in the calm, open-minded, elegant, wit and military, philosophy, poetry, art together.

Between black and white, inside and outside the Chu River and Han Dynasty, the enlightenment and connotation brought by chess art have been infinitely expanded, and the world outside the chessboard has been integrated into one, which has become one of the biggest characteristics of Chinese chess culture.

The square chessboard also has the function of tempering people's will, cultivating people's sentiment and inspiring the national spirit.

Now the world as many as more than 200 kinds of chess, different styles of board and different rules of play.

This article introduces nine common chess games in the world. What chess have you played?

Chess: The chessboard is square and consists of 64 black and white (dark and light) squares. There are 32 pieces in black and white (dark and light), 16 pieces in each side.

Although it is called chess or chess in Chinese, it actually originated in Asia and was later introduced into Europe by Arabs. It has become an international chess sport. It is also an intellectual sport. It was once called the official event of the Olympic Games.

Chinese chess: Chinese chess is a kind of chess that originated in China. It is a kind of two-person confrontational game and has a long history in China.

Chinese chess uses a square grid-like chessboard, with 32 round pieces and 16 pieces in red and black, each of which is placed and moved at the intersection.

The two sides play chess alternately, and the "dying" side of the opponent's general (handsome) wins first.

Go: Go, a strategic two-player chess game, was called "Go" in ancient China and "Go" in the West ".

Go uses a rectangular grid-shaped chessboard (which looks like a square) and black and white two-color round chess pieces to play. There are 19 line segments on the chessboard vertically and horizontally to divide the chessboard into 361 intersections. The chess pieces walk on the intersections.

The two sides played chess alternately, and could not move after the fall.

Chinese checkers: Chinese checkers is a kind of chess that can be played by two to six people at the same time.

The chessboard is a hexagonal star, the pieces are divided into six colors, each color has 10 pieces, each player uses a corner of checkers, has a color of pieces.

Military chess: Military chess is one of the most popular board games in China.

When there are four people, the four people occupy four corners on the chessboard and are divided into two sides. The opposite two sides jointly fight against the other two and cooperate with each other to fight. When two players play, they occupy the upper and lower corners of the chessboard and fight with each other.

There are three ways to play military chess. One is dark chess (the pieces stand up). Two people fight against each other and need a referee. One is Ming qi. One is to turn the chess (the word turns down).

shogi: also known as japanese chess, a popular board game in japan. The ancestor of the game was Chaturanka, India, about 5000 years ago. Edo early to determine the rules, the formal stereotypes of the 21st century popular Japanese shogi.

The chessboard is a square array with 10 horizontal lines and 10 vertical lines intersecting each other, and the pieces are placed within the squares, that is, a chessboard with 9 rows and 9 columns.

The 3 rows close to yourself are the enemy's formation, and the 3 rows far away from yourself and close to the opponent are the enemy's formation. The player who will die wins this game.

Black and white chess: also known as flip chess and Othello chess, was invented by the British at the end of the 19th century. Until the 1970 s, the Japanese Hasegawa Goro developed and promoted it.

In our country, the earliest black and white chess appeared in personal computer games in the 1980 s. The chessboard is composed of 64 square squares. Each piece is composed of black and white, one side is white and the other is black, totaling 64 pieces. Finally, the number of pieces on the board is more than enough to judge the outcome.

Checkers: Modern checkers were shaped in the 12th century. The chessboard is a large square consisting of small 10 × 10 squares with two shades of color.

The chess pieces are cylindrical, with 20 black and white chess pieces each. The surface of the chess pieces is ribbed. This chess piece is called "soldier". Turning a soldier over (or stacking two soldiers) is the "king" (a soldier jumps to the opponent's bottom line and rises to become the "king" or Wang Qi). If the opponent eats up all the pieces or leaves the opponent with no pieces to go, he wins.

Gobang: Gobang originated in China and is one of the competitive events of the National Intelligence Games. It is a pure strategic chess game for two people to play chess.


The two sides use black and white chess pieces respectively, and place them at the intersection of the straight line and the horizontal line on the chessboard. The first to form a five-child Lianzhu wins.


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