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Jiangsu team displays overwhelming power but coughs up a game

Xu Chao lost this one game to Li YaChao

The top Xiangqi players from China’s Jiangsu Province kept their promise and visited Markham on Saturday (September 21). A large portion of the GTA’s most avid players were waiting at New Kennedy Square. The resulting three versus 30 showdown produced, … Continue reading

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Jiangsu’s top players to visit Markham September 21

Xu TianHong is presented with a certificate of welcome from Markham mayor Frank Scarpitti from Councillors Alan Ho and Gordon Landon.

A team of top Xiangqi players from China’s Jiangsu Province will be at New Kennedy Square on September 21 at 6 p.m. The team will be led by Grandmaster Xu Tianhong (徐天红), who last visited Markham in May 2012. The … Continue reading

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Grandmaster Xu Tianhong to visit Toronto with Jiangsu’s top players; Huang Yuying to come out of retirement

Jiangsu-Team-2013-players

We regret to say that the Jiangsu team’s visit to Toronto has been postponed, and the July 13 event described below has been cancelled. A press conference scheduled for 2.30 p.m. Saturday July 6 at the MongKok Chinese Restaurant at … Continue reading

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Games from North American championships and Markham GM exhibition available at WXF.org

All the games from the recent North American championships, as well as a selection from the World Champions Challenge Exhibition Games can be read online at the World Xiangqi Federation website. The 2012 North American championships were held in April … 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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Press coverage of upcoming GM exhibition

Bill Brydon at May 21 press conference - source: Ming Pao

There was a great turnout at our May 21 press conference for the upcoming World Champions Challenge Exhibition Games, and we thank our distinguished guests as well as Toronto’s leading Chinese newspapers for their support. And we thank Star King … Continue reading

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