Category Archives: TXA News

Mark Wang becomes first ever to win four straight Toronto championships

Mark Wang - eight tournaments and counting ...

Mark Wang WeiQiang 王伟强 defeated 2010 Toronto champion Lin ShiXiong 林世雄 in the final match of the 2014 Toronto Open Championship, making him the first player ever to win the title four straight times. His victory streak now surpasses that … Continue reading

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Speed Xiangqi tournament set for August 17 at Willow Springs Winery

Willow Springs Winery

Our third Speed Xiangqi tournament of 2014 will take place at our most beautiful location yet: Willow Springs Winery near Stouffville. The tournament will use the Swiss System. Each player will seven games, and will have ten minutes plus ten … Continue reading

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Welcome visitors to Harbourfront Centre!

Downloadable PDF introducing Xiangqi

Whether you are coming to this site from Harbourfront’s China Now festival, or wish that you were, you’re very welcome. The Toronto Xiangqi Association is Toronto’s leading Xiangqi (Chinese chess) club. Most of our activities take place in Markham, but … Continue reading

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2014 Toronto Xiangqi Open to begin July 26

2014 Toronto Xiangqi Open official poster

Jointly organized by the Toronto Xiangqi Association and the Scarborough Seniors Chess Club, the 2014 Toronto Xiangqi Open is set to begin Sunday July 26. The tournament is open for any individual. The top four finishers and the top senior … Continue reading

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Toronto Xiangqi Association to participate in Harbourfront’s China Now festival

Harbourfront Centre viewed from the East

Update: The TXA has been invited to appear at China Now on Friday evening in addition to Saturday and Sunday, and we will be at a second location near the Redpath Stage, in the festival’s main area. Toronto champion, Mark Wang … Continue reading

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Mark Wang wins again – takes this year’s second speed tournament

Play in progress and Marty

Mark Wang WeiQiang 王偉強 demonstrated that he is clearly the GTA’s top player by winning our second speed tournament of the year ahead of three former Toronto Champions and the winner of this year’s first speed tournament. The runner up … Continue reading

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