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The Toronto Xiangqi Open’s “Silver Anniversary Cup” starts Sunday

Mark Wang WeiQiang 王伟强, winner of the last two Toronto Opens

The first two rounds of the Toronto Xiangqi Open will take place on Sunday July 28. Since it’s the Toronto Xiangqi Association’s 25th anniversary, we’re calling it the “Silver Anniversary Cup”. The total prizes will be worth $2,000. The first … Continue reading

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Wang WeiQiang wins his second consecutive Toronto championship

2012 President Memorial Cup prizewinners

Mark Wang WeiQiang (王伟强) defeated Xia ShuoMing (夏守明) to win the President Memorial Cup in a match played July 29 at New Kennedy Square. The victory gives Wang his second Toronto Open Championship. Wang and Xia won the right to … Continue reading

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Wang WeiQiang to play Xia ShuoMing for President Memorial Cup

The players in the 2012 President Memorial Cup 2012 at New Kennedy Square

Wang WeiQiang 王伟强 and Xia ShuoMing 夏守明 placed first and second in the Swiss tournament portion of the 2012 Toronto championship, and will play a two game match for the title tomorrow at New Kennedy Square. Wang finished placed first … Continue reading

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2012 Toronto Open, the “President Memorial Cup,” set to begin Sunday July 8

Official poster of the 2012 Toronto Open

Jointly organized by the Toronto Xiangqi Association and the Scarborough Seniors Chess Club, the 2012 Toronto Xiangqi Open is set to start on Sunday July 8 and continue for four straight Sundays. This year the trophy is named the “President … Continue reading

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2011 Toronto Xiangqi Open Final Result

The 2011 Toronto Xiangqi Open ended on July 17. After 3 weeks of exciting competition between 26 players, Wang, Weiquiang claimed the Champion title. Li, Zhilian, Li, Yachao and Zheng, Zhiwei won the 2nd to 4th place respectively. The Senior Champion went to Feng, Ming. Continue reading

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2011 Toronto Xiangqi Open Set for July 3 – all welcome!

To celebrate Canada Day, the 2011 Toronto Xiangqi Open is set to begin on Sunday July 3. Jointly organized by the Toronto Xiangqi Association and the Scarborough Seniors Chess Club, the tournament will take the form of a 7 round of Swiss tournament, to be held on three Sundays: July 3, 10 and 17. Continue reading

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