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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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Press conference on GM simultaneous exhibitions takes place this Monday

GMs Xu and Lu to visit New Kennedy Square on May 27 2012

This Monday, the TXA is holding a press conference on the World Champions Challenge Exhibition Games that Grandmasters Lu Qin and Xu TianHong will give in Markham. The press conference takes place on 2.30 p.m. Monday May 21 at the … Continue reading

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GMs’ Toronto itinerary announced; simultaneous exhibitions set for May 27

GMs Xu and Lu to visit New Kennedy Square on May 27 2012

Two of China’s greatest xiangqi players will challenge some of Toronto’s best when they visit the city at the end of the month. Five-time Chinese champion, Lu Qin, will give a simultaneous exhibition against 18 A-level opponents. At the same … Continue reading

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Chinese grandmasters to return to Canada

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Terrific news for Canadian Xiangqi! Prime Minister Harper’s exposure to Chinese chess in Beijing will lead to the logical follow-up: The great Chinese grandmasters are returning to Canada. Two teams of Chinese Xiangqi grandmasters will be visiting Canada in April … Continue reading

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