Sunday, May 23, 2010


The traditional Xiangqi tournament organized under the auspices of UK Federation of Chinese Schools will take place on Saturday 29th of May 2010, at Lam Yin Chinese School and Tuition, Old Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green E2 9RG.

The schools competition will include also an open tournament, specially for parents and players interested to join the fun. Entry fee £5.00, with free lunch provided. Tournament to start at 11.00am.

Person to contact: Headmistress Stella Chung, 0788 6575467

英国中文学校联会今年度象棋比赛定于5月29日(星期六)举行,分学生组、教师组与公开组。地点在霖贤学院学校礼堂,Old Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green E2 9RG.

公开组报名费五镑,有午餐供应。上午11时开始比赛。有意参加者可联系校长 Stella, 0788 6575467

Checkmate with Checks

End game with 45 checks! From 108 Checkmates edited by Xiang Yu (翔宇)


Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Enjoying a game

We thank our reader for sending the following game played a few days ago via internet. Enjoying a game is paramount.

Red: Stephen_c, Black: Hanaphaco.

Tournament at Lambeth on 27th of May

More tournaments are coming in different styles and forms!

On Thursday 27th of May 2010, at Lambeth Chinese Community Association, 69 Stockwell Road, London SW9 9PY (tel 020 7733 4377), there will be a Xiangqi tournament limited to not more than 12-players, this event is kindly supported by grant from Wakeham Trust.

The spirit is for fun and friendship. First prize to be £30, 2nd prize £20, and 3rd/4th prizes £10 each. The tournament consists of a preliminary (10.00am-noon) and a final contest, and for those who are eliminated in the preliminary stage, they will still be able to stay on and to enjoy the BBQ (noon to 3.30pm).