Category Archives: North American Championships

Dark horses upend American Open

American Open champion, Makspringer Klevestakt

As the World Xiangqi Championships were about to begin in Richmond BC, the American Xiangqi Individual Open produced a remarkable quadruple upset. This is not the outcome that Toronto Xiangqi fans were hoping for. Between October 4 and 11 the … Continue reading

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Toronto wins North American team championship; Zheng XiMing and Mark Wang finish second and third

Three times! Peter and Elton hoist the trophies. Mark is on the left, XiMing on the right

Zheng XiMing 郑熙明 and Mark Wang WeiQiang 王伟强, who have seven Toronto championships between them, teamed up to win the team championship at the Sixth North American Cup held in New Jersey on the weekend of American thanksgiving. The event … 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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Toronto wins 2012 North American Team Championship

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Toronto has won the North American and Canadian Team Championships – our first victory in this tournament since 2006. The tournament took place over Easter weekend in Richmond, BC. Zheng Ximing 郑熙明, a three time Toronto champion, won the 1st … Continue reading

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XiMing Zheng takes second place for Toronto in North American championships

Toronto could do no better than seventh in the team results of the Fourth North American XiangQi Championships, but four-time Toronto champion Zheng XiMing salvaged our pride by finishing second in the individual standings. Continue reading

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Vancouver wins North American championship, Toronto ninth

Congratulations to Vancouver, winner of the 2010 North American championships held this weekend in Chicago. Second place went to Houston and third to New York. Toronto finished ninth. The individual champion is Hu YuShan of Houston, who edged out Yue YouKe … Continue reading

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