Chinese Chess 象棋棋子

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Title

Chinese Chess 象棋棋子

Subject

Pawns, Chess, Game

Description

The original chess was invented in China, right around 200 B.C., by a military commander named Hán Xin ("Hahn Sheen").

Creator

Hán Xin ("Hahn Sheen")

Date

~200 BC

Format

Small, Circular Disks

Type

Craft

Crafts Item Type Metadata

Crafting Methods

Stones were carved to make Chinese chess pieces.

Materials

Stones

Usage and Application

Chinese chess was a strategy game previously used for military training.

This first chess was called The game to capture Xiang Qi, Xiang Qi being the name of the commander of the opposing army. (This battle is well established in Chinese history.)

Collection

Citation

Hán Xin ("Hahn Sheen"), “Chinese Chess 象棋棋子,” CCCH9051 Group 64, accessed April 1, 2023, https://learning.hku.hk/ccch9051/group-64/items/show/18.

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