Hello, our names are Zhou Fu Chen and Qian Ze. We are playing Chinese chess. Although the appearances of the pieces and the board layout are different from those of western chess, some of the rules are quite similar. There are pieces similar to pawns, bishops, knights and castles. But unlike regular chess, Chinese chess doesn't have a queen; and instead of kings, we have generals. We also have cannons to help attack. Want to give it a try?

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