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 1989 Chinese champion and 1993 world champion will be accompanied by:
- Grandmaster Wu Xia (伍霞), the 2007 World Women’s Champion
- Master Xu Chao (徐 超), whose accomplishments include a first place finish in the 2009 HuaMu GuangYang Cup in Shanghai
- WeiQi (Go) coach Li Gang (李 鋼)
The Jiangsu players will exhibit their skills in games against the public and also attend a dinner. The entire event will take place in the New Mongkok Restaurant. If you would like to join in, you are welcome to contact us at 416 587-6818 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $25.
This visit was originally scheduled for July of this year, and had to be postponed. We look forward to welcoming our friends from Jiangsu.