The 11 th World Xiangqi Championship
The 11th World Xiangqi Championship will be held from 28th of August to 3rd of September 2009, under the auspices of the World Xiangqi Federation, with the Chinese Xiangqi Association as Host Organizer, while the Provincial Administration of Sport of Shandong, the Municipal Government of Xintai as Co-Host Organizer.
Venue of the Championship is at Rongfeng International Hotel, Xin Tai city, Shandong Province, China.
The events will consist of Men's Team, Men's Individual, Non-Chinese/Vietnamese Individual, and Women's Individual.
Men's Individual will be a 9 round competition using Swiss System.
Women's Individual will depend on the participants for deciding the competition system and number of rounds.
Men's Team's standing will be based on the combined performance of the 2 representatives of each team.
Non-Chinese/Vietnamese Individual's standing shall be calculated separately.
Prize Award and encouragement as following mentioned, in local currency:
|Places||Men’s Individual|| Non-Chinese/Vietnamese |
Plus certificates of merit to teams and individual as well.
(Note: For UK players, please have 2 recent passport-size photo ready, and preferably hand them in during the 20th of June's tournament, for a smooth preparation of registration of the World Championship).