Human Chinese Chess Contest Blends Martial Arts and Traditional Opera

Performers rehearse their parts for a display of Chinese chess. (Screenshot/Taiwan Today)
Performers rehearse their parts for a display of Chinese chess. (Screenshot/Taiwan Today)

A dramatized game of human chess is being performed in Taiwan this weekend, combining Wushu and opera music.

The outdoor show aims to revitalize traditional opera, and will be a Taoist drama showing fighting among the deities, according to Taiwan Today.

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