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Link to: VSCCP (Very Simple Chinese Chess Program)

This small site has freeware program, what can play Xiangqi (Chinese Chess).

This program written by Pham Hong Nguyen from Vietnam, allows you to play Xiangqi against a computer. There are several playing modes: Human against a computer, Computer against itself, and Human vs Human. VSCCP even can play against other software. Program contains well made help, which includes description of software and rules of Xiangqi. Another nice feature of this software is possibility to switch pieces shapes. You can switch between traditional shinese symbols and "picturial" shapes (pictures of elephant, cannon, etc.). This feature helps greatly to beginning players.
The program has following features:

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WWW page created: May 21, 1999.
Written by Pavel Tikhomirov.