Wednesday, July 28, 2010


第26届“慕忠杯” 欧洲象棋锦标赛定于9月11-12日在德国汉堡举行,欢迎英国及欧洲其他各地象棋爱好者报名参赛,办法:可直接联系德国象棋协会Xue Zhong先生:
电话: +49 89 3260 3395
手机: +49 176 3201 2281

The 26th European Xiangqi Championship will be held in Hamburg Yu-
Garden on Sep.11-12, 2010. The German Xiangqi Association have invited the Chinese Grandmaster delegation (3 grandmasters plus 1 master) to visit the tournament and make a simultanous game show during the event.

Invitation at the same time to all players and enthusiasts in Europe to the 26th European Xiangqi Championship at Yu-Garden in Hamburg.

The German Xiangqi Association (DXB) ( will undertake the 26th European Xiangqi Championship in Hamburg on 11-12 September 2010. The tournament is listed as one of the key events on the occasion of Hamburg ChinaTime Festival 2010 for the celebration of Shanghai World Expo.

Meanwhile DXB will invite Chinese Xiangqi Association (CXA) Grandmaster delegation to visit Hamburg and make show games and simultaneous playing during the event.

All the friends and Xiangqi fans are invited to European Xiangqi Championship, regardless of master, beginner or look-ons.

Event venue:
Shanghai Yu-Garden, Feldbrunnenstrasse 67, D-20148 Hamburg-Germany ( (directly behind the Voelkerkundemuseum).

Taxis and Airport Express Bus are readily available at Hamburg International Airport (HAM) outside the airport's Terminal 1 and Terminal 4. The journey from HAM into Yu-Garden in central Hamburg will take around 20 minutes (12km, 30+ EUR for taxi fare).

For public transportation the newly built S-Bahn will lead directly from HAM to Central Railway Station (Hamburg Hauptbahnhof) and then transfer with subway (U1) and get off at Hallerstrasse (4 stops).

Hamburg Time Zone: 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 1:00)

Regulation and Timing: 7 rounds Swiss System, Asian Rules, 60 minutes per party per game.

Tournament Schedule:
10.00– 10.45h Check-in/on-site registration
10.45 - 11.00h Openings/rules explanation/drawing
11.00 - 13.00h 1st Round
13.00 - 13.30h Lunch break
13.30 - 15.30h 2nd Round
15.45 - 17.45h 3rd Round
18.00 - 20.00h 4th Round
20.15 - open end: Get-together dinner

(Simultaneous playing show game by Chinese GM)

09.00 - 11.00h 5th Round
11.15 - 13.15h 6th Round
13.15 - 13.45h Lunch break
13.45 - 15.45h 7th Round
16.00 - 16.30h Closing & awarding

Prize Fund:
3,000 EUR in total for the winners of individual (1-8), team (integrated 1-3), best scoring for Non-Asian players (1-6), best woman player and best youth player.

Entrance fee:
Each player will be charged 25 EUR for covering partial organizational cost, students and pupil 50% discount.

Accommodation: It is strongly recommended to book the hotel earlier in the peak season. Economically recommended is e.g. ETAP-Hotel Wandsbeker Zollstr. 25 – 29, 22041 HH, Tel. 040/ 20 94 75 20, EZ 49 €, DZ 60 €. Hotel reservation could be contacted by Tourismus-Zentrale Hamburg, Steinstr. 7, 20095 HH; Tel.:040/ 300 51 300; Fax: 040/ 300 51 333. or

Special price with Yu-Garden Chinese Teahouse Restaurant with 3 meals package totally 40 EUR including 2 lunch-box and 1 round-table dinner with catering service.

Registration: contact Mr. Xue Zhong, Tel: +49 89 3260 3395,
Mobile: +49 176 3201 2281
Online registration:

On-site registration is also possible directly at the playing venue prior to the 1st round.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Play Online Games



A new Xiangqi website is gradually getting itself known to the general public and online game enthusiasts, after the initial step of registration, members can play online games, save games (automatically) for review, connect with friends, take part in the site's tournaments, plus enjoying videos, music, blogs etc.

If you want to broaden your online playing horizon, try it at the new