2012 President Memorial CupToronto Xiangqi Open Set for July 8

 

Jointly organized by the Toronto Xiangqi Association and the Scarborough Seniors Chess Club, the 2012 Toronto Xiangqi Open is set for Sunday July 8.  

The Toronto Xiangqi Open is an annual tradition dating back to 1978. This year the trophy is named “President Memorial Cup” especially in memorizing the Toronto Xiangqi Association’s greatly respected co-founder and Vice President, Mr. Lee Kwok Cheung who passed away in April. 

The tournament will take the form of a 7 rounds of Swiss system tournament, to be held on three Sundays – July 8, 15, and 22 (2, 3, 2 rounds per week), followed by final matches for first and third place on July 29. All rounds begin at 1 pm at the New Kennedy Square (8360 Kennedy Road. Markham, HW7 and Kennedy Road).

 

The tournament is open for any individual. Top three finishers and the top senior player will be rewarded with trophies and cash coupons. Prior registration is welcome. Or just drop by on the first day of the tournament, and we’ll introduce you to one of the world’s great games. The cost of entering the tournament is free for members and $10 for non-members, all are welcome.  

To register or inquire about the Toronto Xiangqi Open, please contact Mr. Li, Hanqi by phone at +1 (416) 587-6818 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

For more information, please visit www.wxf.org, www.txa.ca.

 

2012 President Memorial CupToronto Xiangqi Open Regulation

 

Organizer:      Toronto Xiangqi Association (TXA);

Scarborough Seniors Chess Club (SSCC) 

Event:             Individual and Senior Open

Time:              Sunday July 8, 15 and 22 (Preliminary) and July 29 (final), starting at 1pm

 

Location:        New Kennedy Square (8360 Kennedy Road. Markham, HW7 and Kennedy Road)

 

Method:         

§  WXF Rules will be adopted.

§  7 preliminary rounds using the Swiss system (2, 3, 2 games per week).

§  When players obtain equal scores, their rankings will be decided by match points; opponent’s match points, and total wins.

§  Any player that is absent for 2 rounds is automatically disqualified.

§  The final round takes the form of two-game matches in which the top four from the Swiss tournament play off for the first and third places.

§  The Senior Champion is the top senior player from the preliminary rounds.

§  Any player that is absent for 2 rounds is automatically disqualified.

 

 

Awards:        

§  Champion  – Trophy, and Cash Coupon

§  1st Runner up  – Trophy and Cash Coupon

§  2nd Runner up  – Trophy and Cash Coupon

§  Senior Champion – Trophy and Cash Coupon

 

 

Entry Fee:      Free for Members; $10 for Non-Members

Deposit $10 (will be returned upon completion of tournament)

 

 

Presentation:  Awards Presentation on July 29, right after the final matches

 

 

Committees:   Chairman - Paul Ng; Kwok Hei Ko

Referees - Peter Sung; YipShing Ng; Lin Tse; YingFai Choi

 

 

Registration  

& Inquiry:      +1 (416) 587-6818 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.wxf.org, www.txa.ca     



 

 

 

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