Saturday, August 16, 2008







There will be 198 Xiangqi players from 31 countries/areas participating in the first World Mind Sports Games, to be held in Beijing early in October 2008, just after the Beijing Olympics.

Monday, August 04, 2008



现在了解约有30个国家和地区接近200名象棋选手报名参加首届智运会,与以前的国际大赛比较,是参赛队伍和参赛人数新的纪录。 这将是象棋的又一次盛会。

The First World Mind Sports Games will kick off in Beijing on October 3rd to 18th 2008, with nearly 200 players from around 30 countries and areas taking part in the Xiangqi competitions.

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Xiangqi at XII Mind Sports Olympiad

第12届智力奥林匹亚运动会定于8月15日至25日在伦敦举行,地点在 Horticultural Halls Conference Centre, Greycoat Street, London SW1P 2QD.


At last an update after such a long time!

The 12th Mind Sports Olympiad will be held from 15th to 25th August 2008, the venue is at Horticultural Halls Conference Centre, Greycoat Street, London SW1P 2QD.

There are many events such as Backgammon, Chess, Domino, Mental Activities, Specialist Abstract and much more, including a one day Xiangqi quickplay.

This will take place on Sunday 17th August, 9.30am-17.45pm, the format is a Swiss system of 6 round, rate of play is 30 minutes per game per player. Entry fee is £8.

For further information and download of information booklet, please visit the website at .