Chess, also be "like it", Chinese chess Xiangqi (English name), han Chinese chess puzzle games, has a long history in China, the pre-qin period has been recorded. Belong to two people a confrontational games, because of its simple equipment, interesting, become widely popular chess activities. Mainly in Chinese and Chinese culture, Chinese chess is officially in 78 one of sports projects. Is one of the first world intellectual games official event.
In addition, the high material chess also has the collection value, such as high-grade wood, jade and other chess for material. More letters wrote poems for chess, chess is a kind of culture.