Janggi, or Korean Chess, is similar to Xiangqi
, with the following differences:
- There is no river.
- Pawns have a sideways move right off the bat.
- The General and Advisors, while still confined to the palace, can move along all lines thereof.
- Elephants move like a non-leaping Zebra in Fairy Chess (i.e. one point orthogonally followed by two at a forty-five degree angle to the orthogonal direction).
- Generals start in the center of the palace.
- Cannons must leap to move as well as capture, and cannot leap each other.
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