Saturday, May 06, 2017

1st Penang ShengJi Cup World Youth Xiangqi Open

马来西亚的槟城州,素有 “东方花园” 之美称,2008年被联合国列为世界文化遗产。

首届槟城 “胜记杯” 世界青少年象棋个人公开赛,由马来西亚玻璃市象棋公会与槟城胜记象棋社主办,中国厦门厦和棋院协办,槟城象棋公会支持。



地点: 槟城新光大广场-lot33会展厅。






Malaysia's Penang, known as the "Oriental Garden", in 2008 was recognised by the United Nation as a World Culture Heritage.

The first Penang "ShengJi Cup" World Youth Xiangqi Individual Open, organised by the Malaysian Perlis Xiangqi Association and Penang Sheng Ji Xiangqi Club, sponsored by the Chinese Xiamen Xiahe Xiangqi Qiyuan and the Penang Xiangqi Association.

The aim of the contest is to promote the friendly exchange of young players, and advance the culture and art of the game.

Tournament date: 21 of July 2017 (Friday) to 23 of July 2017 (Sunday).

Venue: lot33 Exhibition Hall, New Everbright Plaza, Penang.

The contest is divided into two groups: 18 years of age (a player born after January 1, 1999) and under 12 years of age (a player born after January 1, 2005).

Number of participants in each group limited to 130 people: Malaysia 40 players (including East Malaysia), China 40 players, special invited players of various National Xiangqi Associations 30 players, others 20 players.

The organizers are going to invite the following: Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, East Malaysia, Canada, USA, Australia, Germany, UK, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Macau and other countries/organisations.

The UK can send two players to participate in the above-mentioned events, as special invited players, the organizers will provide them with free accommodation, meals, and local transport. Other players may enroll in their own expense. Players interested can contact the UK Chinese Chess Association as soon as possible in order to understand further the competition regulations, arrangement of selected players (if any) and more.