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  • Title: 民国大侦探 / Min Guo Da Zhen Tan
  • English title: Checkmate
  • Genre: Period, detective, mystery
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: iQiyi
  • Broadcast period: 2022-Aug-10 to 2022-Aug-25
  • Airing time: Wednesday-Saturday 20:00
  • Theme song: Black & Red (黑与红) by Chen Xue Ran


It tells the story of Situ Yan, a young lawyer from Peking who was dismissed from his post for sticking to his principles. He comes to Harbin to become a detective where he meets the forthright and wealthy friend Luo Shao Chuan in ensuing cases. He also meets Zhou Mo Wan, a woman who dares to love and hate. Together, they dig up a huge conspiracy.

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Murder on the Orient Express

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  • Lin Peng as Liu Zijie, train conductor. Father of former Xu family servant
  • Li Ying Ying as Bai Lu, a university student. Yu Qin's former classmate
  • Fang Xiao Li as Liao Yun, Yu Qin's mother
  • Liu Mei Ren as Qi Hong, a courtesan. Yu Qin's friend
  • Qiao Jun Da as Wan Jixiang, Ma Shiying's secretary
  • Pu Tao as Xu Fangting, Yu Qin's sister-in-law
  • Karl Dominik as George Brel, American diplomat and Xu Fangting's husband
  • Yu Jian as Zong Yan, a former militant and Xu Huaichang's comrade
  • He Sai Fei as Princess Rong Xiang, Yu Qin's godmother
  • Du He Qian as Shi Chunshan, Princess Rong Xiang's servant and former Xu Family cook
  • Sun Yan as Ma Shiying, murderer of the Xu family and victim of current case
  • Zhang Jie (张洁) as Yu Qin, Xu Huaichang's wife. Murdered by Ma Shiying years ago
  • Shen Sheng Nan as Yu Qin's daughter

Murder at the Wealthiest Man's Manor

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  • Liu Min as Bai Shanshan, Zou Jingxuan's foster mother and Luo Wensheng's sister-in-law
  • He Yong Sheng as Xie Hua, deputy director of Harbin Police Station
  • Zhang Hui Zhong as Luo Wensheng, President of Harbin Chamber of Commerce. Luo Wenchuan's father
  • Yu Xiao Lei as Wei Minxi, Luo Wensheng's mistress
  • Yang Ping as Wen Yi, housekeeper of Luo Manor
  • Zhang Bo Zhi as Fang Hong, personal servant of Luo Wensheng
  • Chen Bao Jie (陈宝杰) as Wen Yi's son
  • Yao Peng Cheng as Xie Baizhou, a doctor and Xie Hua's son

Haunted Girls School

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Poisonous Spaghetti

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Cheating Case of the Rich

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Kidnapping of the Japanese Leader

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Serial Murderer in the Snowy Night

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Cheating Case of the Rich

Kidnapping of the Japanese Leader

Serial Murderer in the Snowy Night

Disappearance of the Double-Faced Lover

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