Xiangqi which can be also called Chinese chess or elephant chess, is a board game for two players. It is played on the 32 squares. The game represents a battle between two armies, The game ends when one player checkmates the other's general. Distinctive features of Xiangqi include the cannon (pao), which must jump to capture. Chinese chess needs some luck and strategies to win the game. That's the reason why it's the most popular board game in Taiwan.