Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a hard fork of Bitcoin (BTC) and shares the same transaction history up to the point of the fork. The Bitcoin Cash hard fork took place on August 1, 2017. The main differences between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash are the increased block size supported by Bitcoin Cash and the adoption of Segregated Witness by Bitcoin.
CashAddr address format
On January 14th, Bitcoin Cash updated their standard address format, while maintaining compatibility with the old address formats. The new address format is called CashAddr. It has the following form: