Listing 3.8.1 : Block
Sacrificing pieces to
block the passageway of the king ,the elephant's eye and the relationship
between elephants .This tactic is called 'block' .This is the common tactic
of Xiang Qi and it can cause many kid of smothered checkmate .
According to the
board ,both side have equalize materials .However ,black is missing a assistance
and it is in passive condition .
Black horse is having
triple attack .At the same time ,double cannons and chariot are having
great attack .Look like red is in danger !However ,red can win this game
by just simply using 'block' tactic .
Now ,black has two choices .However ,black
cannot escape from being checkmated
( First Choice )
( Second Choice )
Red uses block tactic in both example .
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