Xiangqi festival at Vua pagoda attracts crowds

As an annual tradition, a Xiangqi (Chinese chess) festival was held on the sixth day of the first lunar month at Vua (King) Pagoda on Thinh Yen Street in Hai Ba Trung district, offering an opportunity for chess players to show off their talents at what was the most prestigious chess arena in Hanoi in the past.


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Overview of the match

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During the three-day tournament, the area in front of the Pagoda becomes a large board for human chess matches

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Boys play as the red pieces in the match

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While girls represent the green pieces.

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The pieces are controlled by the players

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Every two moves of the match are separated by the rhythm of a drumbeat

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The event draws the participation of chess players, chess masters, and chess lovers from home and abroad.

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A girl in costume as the 'Woman General' piece.

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Spectators gather to analyse each of moves in the chess match.

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Anyone who wins the tournament for three consecutive years will receive the honour of having their names engraved in a stone stele at the Pagoda.




Nhan Dan

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