English translation of '象棋'
象棋 (xiàngqí) is a very popular board game in China. It is a game of skill, played by two players on a board which imitates a battle field with a river in between two opposing sides. There are some similarities between the Chinese chess and international chess. Initially each player has one general, two guards, two advisors, two horses, two chariots, two cannons and five soldiers, which have different types of moves according to kind. The object is to checkmate the opponent's general.
Translation of 象棋 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary