## #24 Same Direction Cannon Double Headed Snake Pawn Formation vs Double Ranked Chariot - Red H8+7, Black C2=3 then R9=3, P7+1

1. C2=5  C8=5    2. H2+3  H8+7    3. R1=2  R9+1    4. H8+7  P3+1

As mentioned several times,Black should move R9=4, which is more efficient

5. P3+1  …………

This is the most effective move for Red to against Black.

5. …………  C2=3

In previous post, we had discussed Black R9=3 variation, all advantage went to Red.
Now, Black plays C=3 to attack Red's let horse.

6. R2+5  …………

Here, Black has 3 main variations.
1) P3+1
2) E3+1
3) R9=3

In the previous post, Black played P3+1 and E3+1, avantage went to Red.

In this post, we will discuss Black R9=3 variation.

6. …………  R9=3

Black plays R9=3. The purpose of Black is to capture Red's 7th pawn.

So, what is the most effective move for Red?

7. R2=7  …………

Correct move! Red has his own plan.

7. …………  R1+1

Black R1+1 as planned, to exchange the chariot.

8. R9=8  …………

Key move!

8. …………  C3+4

This is Black's actual plan.

9. R7=4  …………

If Red played, R7+3 to exchange chariot, Black would gain initiative after the exchanged.
Therefore, Red must not exchange his chariot.
R7=4 is an excellent move.

9. …………  R3=6

Of course, Black would offer to exchange his chariot again.

10. P3+1  …………

Red should not play R4+3!
Red P3+1 is the key move for Red to gain initiative.

In this situation, Black has 2 main variations:
1) P7+1
2) R6+3

In this post we discuss P7+1.

10. …………  P7+1   11. R4=3  H7+6   12. C5+4  …………

Key move.

12. …………  A4+5   13. C5-1

Current board status analysis:
1) Red's central cannon is commanding center file.
2) Black's main pieces are not in strategic position.Black's horses are hardly develop.
3) Black can not prevent Red next move C8+6.