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Whitby/Owen Sound wins Inter-City Xiangqi Team Championship

throughout the GTA plus Montreal joined the tournament

The Greater Toronto Area’s first ever regional team tournament was a thriller: five teams were in close contention, and the advantage changed with every round, at times, with every game. When the dust had cleared, three teams had seven out … Continue reading

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Grandmasters concede five draws in Markham amid festival atmosphere

GM Lu Qin plays 18 opponents before a large audience at New Kennedy Square.

Two of China’s greatest grandmasters wowed a large, enthusiastic crowd at New Kennedy Square on Sunday in what was likely the GTA’s largest Xiangqi event ever. Although none of Toronto’s players succeeded in felling a GM during the World Champions … Continue reading

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