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Sunday, April 8, 2012

Ding Liren Wins Third China National Chess Title

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Hi everyone,

Ding Liren has won the Chinese Championship in Xinghua, China. for the third time in four years. The grandmaster won the title in an impressive field, Seventeen-year-old Yu Yangyi was second. In the women's section Huang Qian edged out Zhang Xiaowen on tiebreak. 
The event took place from March 26 to April 7. In the 12 -player round robin, the Women's World Champion participated in the open section. You can find a nice round-up report and chess games at ChessVibes. If you are comfortable reading Chinese, then the place to go is here.

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