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Yuan Chinese

Historical Overview Section

The Yuan dynasty, officially the Great Yuan, was the empire or ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan, leader of the Mongolian Borjigin clan. Although the Mongols had ruled territories including today's North China for decades, it was not until 1271 that Kublai Khan officially proclaimed the dynasty in the traditional Chinese style. His realm was, by this point, isolated from the other khanates and controlled most of present-day China and its surrounding areas, including modern Mongolia and Korea. It was the first foreign dynasty to rule all of China and lasted until 1368, after which its Genghisid rulers returned to their Mongolian homeland and continued to rule the Northern Yuan dynasty. Some of the Mongolian Emperors of the Yuan mastered the Chinese language, while others only used their native language (i.e. Mongolian) and the 'Phags-pa script.

The Yuan dynasty is considered both a successor to the Mongol Empire and an imperial Chinese dynasty. It was the khanate ruled by the successors of Möngke Khan after the division of the Mongol Empire. In official Chinese histories, the Yuan dynasty bore the Mandate of Heaven, following the Song dynasty and preceding the Ming dynasty. The dynasty was established by Kublai Khan, yet he placed his grandfather Genghis Khan on the imperial records as the official founder of the dynasty as Taizu. In the Proclamation of the Dynastic Name, Kublai announced the name of the new dynasty as Great Yuan and claimed the succession of former Chinese dynasties from the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors to the Tang dynasty

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  • The Malay ally gives you another set of elephants and some punchy Impetuous Swordsmen to use as a second Death Star and fix the enemy in place
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Army Lists

Sample army lists for this army
Britcon 2018
263 Yuan
Ord Icluded
4 Khans Guards * Heavy cavalry impact bow Elite
2 Mongol Horsemen Light cavalry bow
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Brilliant
1 Heavy Artillery Heavy artillery
1 Elephant Elephant
2 Chinese Swordsmen Medium swordsmen 2HW
1 Light infantry bow Light infantry bow
2 Chinese Archers ½ Medium spearmen ½ Crossbowmen
2 Chinese Guards Heavy swordsmen 2HW
==
Ord Included Javanese Ally
2 Elephant* Elephant
3 Warriors Medium swordsmen impetuous
2 Bowmen Light infantry bow


263 Yuan
Ord Icluded
4 Khans Guards * Heavy cavalry impact bow Elite
2 Mongol Horsemen Light cavalry bow
==
Brilliant
2 Chinese Guardsmen Heavy swordsmen armour 2HW
2 Chinese Archers ½ Medium swordsmen ½ Crossbowmen
2 Chinese halberdiers Medium swordsmen 2HW
1 Elephant Elephant
2 Light infantry javelin Light infantry javelin

==
Ord Included Javanese Ally
2 Elephant * Elephant
3 Warriors Medium swordsmen impetuous
1 Light infantry Bow Light infantry bow
1 Light infantry Javelin Light infantry javelin
1 Levy Levy

Jean Francois Gilles Worlds-winning list from Birmingham 2018
4 Elite Khans Guard
2 Mongol LH
Brilliant Included
==
1 Elephant
3 Chinese MF Impact Sw
1 XBow
1 XBow Medoicre
2 LI Bow
1 LI JLS
Ordinary Included
==
Javanese ally
2 Elephants
3 MF Impetuous
1 Bow
1 LI JLS
1 LI Bow
Brilliant Ally

Version 2
4 Elite Khans Guard
2 Mongol LH
Brilliant Included
==
1 Elephant
3 Chinese MF Impact Sw
1 XBow
1 XBow Medoicre
2 LI Bow
1 LI JLS
Competent Included
==
1 Korean HC Impact
1 HF Sp
3 Mixed Spear/Bow
1 Bw
1 Bw Mediocre
2 LI Bow
Competent Allied

More Worlds 2018 Yuan
Brilliant
3 Khan's Guardsmen Heavy cavalry impact bow Elite 14 42 2
2 Mongol Horsemen Medium cavalry bow Elite 11 22 2
2 Mongol Horsemen Light cavalry bow Ordinary 6 12
==
Competent
4 Chinese Halberdiers and Swordsmen Medium swordsmen 2HW Ordinary 8 32 2
2 Chinese Archers Bowmen Ordinary 7 14 1
1 Light infantry bow Light infantry bow Ordinary 4 4
==
Competent
1 Khan's Guardsmen Heavy cavalry impact bow Elite 14 14
2 Mongol Horsemen Medium cavalry bow Elite 11 22
2 Mongol Horsemen Light cavalry bow Ordinary 6 12
2 Chinese Archers Bowmen Ordinary 7 14

Brilliant
3 Khan's Guardsmen Heavy cavalry impact bow Elite 14 42
2 Mongol Horsemen Light cavalry bow Ordinary 6 12
2 Mongol Horsemen Medium cavalry bow Ordinary 9 18
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Javanese Competent Ally
2 Elephant Elephant Ordinary 13 26
3 Javanese Warriors Medium swordsmen impetuous Ordinary 7 21
2 Light infantry bow Light infantry bow Ordinary 4 8
==
Competent
3 Chinese Halberdiers and Swordsmen Medium swordsmen 2HW Ordinary 8 24
2 Chinese Archers Bowmen Ordinary 7 14
1 Light infantry bow Light infantry bow Ordinary 4 4
1 Elephant Elephant Ordinary 13 13
1 Mongol Horsemen Medium cavalry bow Ordinary 9 9

Rafa's Worlds-winning list from Charleroi 2016
Brilliant
1 Elefantes Elephant ------
1 Light infantry Light infantry javelin ------
2 Mixed units ½ Medium spearmen ½ Bowmen ------
2 Khan's guardsmen Heavy cavalry impact bow Elite
1 Mongol horsemen Light cavalry bow ----
2 2 Heavy weapon Medium swordsmen 2HW ----
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Brilliant Allied
2 Elephant Elephant
1 levy Levy
3 warriors Medium swordsmen impetuous
2 Light infantry Light infantry javelin
2 Light infantry Light infantry bow
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Ordinary Included
1 Khan's guardsmen Heavy cavalry impact bow Elite
1 Guardia del Khan Heavy cavalry impact bow Elite
1 Mongol horsemen Light cavalry bow ------
1 Mongol horsemen Medium cavalry bow ----


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