Sunday, April 19, 2009

UK Championship on 20th June '09

Happily coinciding with the school's end of term ceremony, the Shunde School Cup UK Xiangqi Championship 2009, organized by UK Chinese Chess Association, kindly supported by Tower Hamlets Chinese School (Headmistress: Ms Stella Chung), will take place on Saturday 20th of June 2009, starting from noon 12 o'clock to finish around 6.00 p.m., venue at Raines Foundation Lower School, Old Bethnal Green Road, London E2 9RG. Beginners to masters are all welcome!

As for transport indication, the nearest underground is Bethnal Green (Central line), the school is about 8 minutes walking distance. From the station go along Cambridge Heath Road in the direction towards Hackney, pass Museum of Childhood and BP station on the way, turn left at 3rd traffic light, St. Judes Rd is adjacent to the school, with low white iron gates, Hector House and Paris House are opposite the school.

Prizes: 1st: £120 plus trophy, 2nd: £80, 3rd: £60, 4th: £50, 5th: £40, 6th: £30.

Asian rules apply. Entry fee £15, (Under-18: £10). Dinner (optional) £15 per person. Closing date: 18th of June 2009. Please send entry to Mr Lai via e-mail to:, or contact Ms Chung.

Participants are to respect all decisions of the Organizers, be friendly to everybody, to complete all their games and be in time. Good luck to all!

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