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Friday, April 29, 2011

Chinese city Shi Jiazhuang chess team wins Asian Cities Chess 2011

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Hi everyone,

The team from the Chinese city of Shi Jiazhuang won all their matches to win the Asian Cities Team Championship for the Dubai Cup held 21-28 April 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The team included GM Yu Yangyi, GM Li Chao, Wan Yunguo, GM Wang Rui and GM Zhang Pengxiang. They scored a perfect 18 match points on the basis of 2-1-0 points per match.


Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan (left) awards the Dubai Cup to the Chinese city of Shi Jiazhuang with the check for $10,000. At right is Senator GM Utut Adianto, Chairman of the Jakarta Asian Cities Organizing Committee.


The Astana team with their runner-up check of $6,000

Sheikh Sultan presents the third place check of $4,000 to the Tehran team.


Visit for round by round results and standings. Download games at the Asian Chess Federation site. Visit the official site.

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