Games and Sports


  • The Mongolian Chess
    The Mongolian chess is a popular sport game in Inner Mongolia. It's also one of the most attractive items on the Nadam Fair.The Mongolian chess is quite similar to Xiangqi, or Chinese chess, but the form, rules and ways to move the chess pieces are more like...
    Mar-22 - 2014 | No Comments | More ->

  • Kite Flying
     Kite flying is a traditional sports game widely popular among the Chinese people. The kite, dubbed the earliest flying object of man kind, originated from China over 2,000 years ago. Legend has it that in the Spring and Autumn Period, Lu Ban, the great...
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  • Magician Couple: Yao Jinfen and Qin Mingxiao
    Magician Yao Jinfen Mrs. Yao Jinfen and Mr. Qin Mingxiao are both famous magicians in China nowadays and standing directors of China's Association of Acrobats. They entered the field of magic in 1960s and learned the art from China's noted magic master...
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  • Beijing Acrobatics Show
     With a history of more than three thousand years, Chinese acrobatics has been praised as “A pearl of Oriental art”. When watching a Chinese acrobatics show, you will be strongly attracted both mentally and physically. The acrobatic show is combined on...
    Mar-22 - 2014 | No Comments | More ->

  • Handstand – Pushing to the Limit of Human Strength
    A one-man act of tremendous power and balance on handstand, demonstrates an unwavering sense of control and balance, and incredible physical prowess.This act has won multiple international awards including the Gold Junior Award and Special Award at the...
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  • Military Sports in Ancient Times
    In ancient China there was a fairy tale called "Kuafu Running After the Sun." Untrue as it is, the story does reflect people's admiration for great runners. Walking and running are the most fundamental abilities of man in daily life as well as in...
    Mar-22 - 2014 | No Comments | More ->

  • The Buda Game of the Tang and Song Dynasties
     Buda was a ball game which was almost as popular as polo in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Called "chuiwan" (ball-beating) in the Liao and Jin dynasties (916-1234), it is driven with a stick to holes on the ground in very much the same way as the modern...
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  • Dancing
    In ancient times dancing was inseparably linked with sports. Even today there are certain similarities between the two.Ancient Chinese dances were meant for both recreational and physical training purposes. According to historical records, the humid climate...
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  • Chupu Game
     Chupu is an ancient chess game played in China. It is so named because the dice used in the original game were made of simaruba. It is also called the Play of Five Wooden Dice since a set of five wooden dice are adopted.Chupu is similar to the flying...
    Mar-21 - 2014 | No Comments | More ->

  • Chinese Dominoes (Pai Gow)
     Chinese dominoes are used in several tile-based games, namely, Tien Gow, Pai Gow, Gwat Pai, Che Deng, Tiu U, Kap Tai Shap. References to Chinese domino tiles can be traced to writings from the Song Dynasty (AD 1120). Chinese dominoes should not be...
    Mar-21 - 2014 | No Comments | More ->


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