Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Manchester-London Match January 2009

由英国象棋协会赞助暨协办的第一届曼城与伦敦友好杯中国象棋交流赛,定于明年一月十七日 (星期六) 举行,地点在伦敦市中心区的圣乔治大教堂的Upper Vestry Hall,Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2HR, 离大英博物馆(British Museum)仅两分钟。




Here are details of the proposed Manchester versus London's Tournament, to be held on Saturday 17th of January 2008, in central London's St George's Church, Bloombury Way.

The 1st Manchester London Friendly Cup Xiangqi Tournament

Organizers: Manchester & London Xiangqi Clubs and Friendly Supporters

Sponsors & Co-organizers:UK Chinese Chess Association

Aim : Friendship in communities, promote Xiangqi activity of the 2 cities,and celebration to the UK Xiangqi players for outstanding performance in Beijing's 1st World Mind Sports Games, held during October, 2008.

Each side will have 6 selected players, plus not more than 3 reserves. Asian rule. 2-games format, 60 minutes per game per player.

Supporting event: Rapidplay, very limited places, 1st prize £50 (for this event please contact by email :

Date:Saturday 17th of January 2009, 11am - 6pm

Venue:Upper Vestry Hall, St. George's Church, Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2HR, next door to Bloomsbury Thistle Hotel, 2 minutes' walk from the British Museum.

Transport: Undergrounds: Tottemham Court Road, Holborn, & Russell Square.
Buses (eastbound) No. 1, 8, 19, 25, 38, 55, 98, 242

Prize: The winning team will be awarded the Friendship Cup offered by UKCCA

Contact e-mail: