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Battle of Chuisha
Date301 BC
LocationChuisha, modern-day Henan Province
Result anti-Chu alliance victory
Belligerents
Qi
Wei
Han
Qin
Chu
Commanders and leaders
Kuang Zhang (Qi)
Gongsun Xi (Wei)
Bao Yuan (Han)
Tang Mei (KIA)

The Battle of Chuisha (Chinese: 垂沙之戰) took place in 301 BC in modern-day Henan between a 4-state alliance of Qi, Wei, Han and Qin against Chu. The Chu forces were defeated and their commanding general was killed.[1][2][3]

References[]

  1. 資治通鑑周紀三赧王十四年》:秦庶長奐會韓、魏、齊兵伐楚,敗其師於重丘,殺其將唐昧;遂取重丘。
  2. 史記·卷二十三·禮書》:然而兵殆於垂涉,唐眛死焉;莊蹻起,楚分而為四參。
  3. 荀子議兵篇第十五》:楚人鮫革犀兕以為甲,鞈堅如金石;宛鉅鐵矛,慘如蜂蠆,輕利僄遫,卒如飄風;然而兵殆於垂沙,唐蔑死。莊蹻起,楚分而為三四,是豈無堅甲利兵也哉!其所以統之者非其道故也。汝潁以為險,江漢以為池,限之以鄧林,緣之以方城;然而秦師至,而鄢郢舉,若振槁然,是豈無固塞隘阻也哉!其所以統之者非其道故也。

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