Xiangqi is a Chinese name for the country’s version of chess, a game loved by many and played in almost every family. China’s love for Xiangqi cannot be underestimated as the art work displayed below confirms.
Xiangqi is a different kind of chess and scrabble combined.
The image above shows a group of students walking past giant Xiangqi pieces on the ground at a location in Wuhan Bioengineering Institute.
Reports confirm the university in Wuhan offers a series of innovative sports courses, including this giant Chinese chess pieces.
Students often visit the area to move and compete as a way of exercising mental and physical capabilities.
Each piece measures 60 centimeters in diameter, 30 centimeters tall, and weighs 60 kilograms.
The board game represents a battle between two armies, with the object to capture the enemy’s king. It’s the kind of game that fosters unity among students and creating a chance for relationship-building. All work and and no play makes Jack a dull boy, after all.
Don’t you think this game should serve as an example for corporate bodies?
Wuhan is the capital of Central China’s Hubei Province.