Ancient Chinese games – board games and martial arts

By |2018-04-18T09:54:09-07:00June 6th, 2017|China, Games|0 Comments

Women of the Tang court playing double land (about 800 AD) In ancient China, as in other places, both board games and movement games probably come from war training. Board games trained generals in battlefield strategy, and martial arts trained men to fight. According to some stories, it was the Yellow Emperor, about [...]