Tag Archives: Zheng Zhiwei

Speed Xiangqi champs to square off in December final; November tournament will offer last chance to qualify

Zhiwei Zheng

Since this post was written, our fourth speed tournament of the year has been completed. The tables below now show the final field for the December 22 Toronto Speed Open Championship Final and the top prize winners for all four … Continue reading

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Jiangsu team displays overwhelming power but coughs up a game

Xu Chao lost this one game to Li YaChao

The top Xiangqi players from China’s Jiangsu Province kept their promise and visited Markham on Saturday (September 21). A large portion of the GTA’s most avid players were waiting at New Kennedy Square. The resulting three versus 30 showdown produced, … Continue reading

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Speed Xiangqi tournament set for Barrie on September 29; also results of June speed tournament

Zheng ZhiWei won our first speed tournament in February, finished third in June, and was runner up in the 2013 Toronto Open

Our third speed Xiangqi tournament of the year will take place in Barrie on September 29. All are welcome to come and play or watch. The tournament will likely be a 7-round Swiss tournament beginning at 1 pm. and finishing … Continue reading

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Mark Wang WeiQiang wins his third straight Toronto championship as the TXA turns silver

Mark Wang (left), early in the tournament

Mark Wang WeiQiang (王伟强) is the winner of the “Silver Anniversary Cup,” giving him his third straight Toronto Open championship. It is a feat accomplished only once before, when the legendary Nguyen Phuc won in 1997, 98 and 99. To do … Continue reading

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Toronto Speed Xiangqi Open produces three-way tie

Zhiwei Zheng 鄭志偉, who placed first on tie-break, receives his trophy from Elton and Peter.

Toronto’s first-ever speed Xiangqi tournament took place on February 17, during the early days of the Year of the Snake. Three veterans finished with 5/6, forcing the organizers to use Buchold (tie-break) points to determine the prizes. The event was … 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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