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Cannon(Originally ) is a piece in Chinese Chess, it moves infinitely vertically and horizontally, but have to hop over a piece a square nearby in order to capture it.

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8 a8 b8 c8 d8 pd e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 pl e5 f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 xd b4 xd c4 xd d4 wl e4 xd f4 xd g4 xd h4 xd 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 xd e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 xd e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 xd e1 f1 g1 h1 1
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Cannon moves

In the example, the cannon is able to take the black pawn.

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