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The Game of the Three Kingdoms. inese Chess for three players (Game of the Three Kingdoms). (Cells: 135) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Adam DeWitt wrote on 2021-10-25 UTC

What if there was a two player version? Or I could just make one myself...

Jacob Eugenio wrote on 2021-04-15 UTC

Is there a type of game online? or here?

Anonymous wrote on 2010-04-18 UTC
These extra pieces looks like some 'mao variant of camel'!

Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2009-03-27 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Thanks to David Howe, the mistake has been corrected. This page is now correct, my previous message are not relevant anymore.

Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2009-03-12 UTCPoor ★
There is a big mistake, coming from Stephen Leary's Xiangqi FAQ which was confused on that point: this game is not The Game of Three Kingdoms.
It is the Game of Three Friends, Sanyou Qi.

Charles Gilman wrote on 2007-09-15 UTC
I've just noticed (because it turns up on the 45-cell filter) that this is marked as a 45-cell variant, rather than a 135-cell one.

Kwan wrote on 2005-11-17 UTC
one more question, do u win by defeating the other two? or one wins after
one defeated one or another. if that's so the game could be quite
since u can't attack boldly on oneself,(for the other might attack you)
and if u can't attack boldly and make good moves, it's no fun about

anyways don't quite understand how this works, ...sigh

Ether wrote on 2004-06-07 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Just to respond to previous posts:
The mid triangle section is just like the river in a regular 1-on-1 game.
Meaning it's possible to check both opponents at the same time (or any
other moves). I guess it would be less confusing if the lines that made
the triangles are done with dotted lines instead of solid lines. So
basically no pieces would ever actually land on any 'points' within the
big triangle.
And to win the game, you would have to beat both opponents.
When I was little, I used to team with my younger brother and play
our dad and it was a good learning experience.

ltlee1 wrote on 2003-02-06 UTCPoor ★
No enough firing power on a large chessbroad.

Randy wrote on 2003-01-29 UTC
How do u win? Is it by capturing both players OR by defeating one? i.e. If the player to your left is captured, u win. If the player to your right is aptured, the player on the left wins, so in this case, u not only have to guard yourself but a play a part by maintaing the equilibirium of power (just like during the 3 kingdoms).

Sam wrote on 2002-07-07 UTCPoor ★
Please tell how the pieces would move in the triangle spaces, for example the knight. Also, is there a river? can the elephant become an attacker? Please tell us. Thanks for your time.

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