Author Archives: Toronto Xiangqi Association

Inter-City Xiangqi Team Championship: Teams and Results


On October 11 and 12 2014, twelve teams took part in the Greater Toronto Area’s first ever regional team tournament. Here is the final order of finish with match points (two points for a win, one point for a tie) … Continue reading

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First ever regional team tournament to take place on Thanksgiving weekend

New Kennedy Square (source:

For decades, Toronto’s Xiangqi players have been moving out from the downtown area, many of them leaving the City of Toronto altogether. Many of the area’s best players now live in Markham, Richmond Hill, Mississauga, Orillia and elsewhere. Now Xiangqi … Continue reading

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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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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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