Lin ShiXiong and Li DongHui share joint first place with 3.5 points out of four in the 2010 Toronto Xiangqi Open, Toronto’s championship of Chinese chess. In Round Four of the initial Swiss tournament, Lin beat reigning Toronto champion Richard Li YaChao, avenging his defeat by Li in last year’s final.
The tournament is taking place at the Milliken Park Community Center (4325 McCowan Road, Toronto, ON – South of Steeles, East of McCowan). Rounds five and six will take place on Saturday November 6
On November 13, the top two finishers of the Swiss tournament will play off for the championship. At the same time, number three and four will play off for third place.
The Toronto Xiangqi Open, jointly organized by the Toronto Xiangqi Association and the Scarborough Seniors Club, is a tradition dating back to 1978.