Friday, May 23, 2008

Schools tournament at end of May

On Saturday 31st of May there will be a Xiangqi tournament opened to teachers, pupils and invited players, venue at the Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington, entrance by Exhibition Road, (The V&A is at the corner of Cromwell Road and Exhibition Road, nearest underground station is South Kensington (Piccadilly, District and Circle lines), buses C1, 14, 74 and 414 stop outside to the Museum.

Players are requested to arrive around 10am -10.30am. Person to contact Ms Stella of The Federation of Chinese Schools in UK, which organizes the traditional annual school event. It is expected the competition will be friendly as well as exciting, since the general game standard is getting higher and higher each year.

Parents and the public are welcome to watch the game.

Friday, May 02, 2008

Knight and Cannon ending

There are plenty of play in a Knight and Cannon ending, as shown in this exciting game.

This is played during the opening round of the current Hua Xuan Cup League, between GM Liu Dahua of Hubei and GM Zhao Guorong of Heilongjiang,on the 12th of April, 2008.



Zhao Guorong

Liu Dahua

双方同意和。Draw agreed.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Lu Qin beat Bo Fengbo

Another interesting top level game from the Hua Xuan Cup League, dated 28th of April 2008.

Red: Lu Qin (Guangdong)
Black: Bo Fengbo (Shenyang)



Bo Fengbo

Lu Qin

红胜。 Black resigned, as the border Knight is trapped.