World Xiangqi Championship

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The World Xiangqi Championship is organised by the World Xiangqi Federation (WXF) and is held every two years since 1991. The inaugural edition took place in 1990 in Singapore.

<i>Xiangqi</i> chess variant native to China

Xiangqi, also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players. It is one of the most popular board games in China, and is in the same family as Western chess, chaturanga, shogi, Indian chess and janggi. Besides China and areas with significant ethnic Chinese communities, xiangqi is also a popular pastime in Vietnam, where it is known as cờ tướng.

Singapore Republic in Southeast Asia

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23%. The country is known for its transition from a developing to a developed one in a single generation under the leadership of its founder Lee Kuan Yew.

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List of winners

#YearLocationMenWomenNon-Chinese
11990 Singapore Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Lü Qin Flag of Singapore.svg Teo Sim Hua Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Winston Williams
21991 Kunming Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhao Guorong Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Hu Ming Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Winston Williams
31993 Beijing Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Tianhong Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Hu Ming Flag of Vietnam.svg Mai Thanh Minh
41995Singapore Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Lü Qin Flag of Canada.svg Huang Yuying Flag of Vietnam.svg Vo Van Hoang Tung
51997 Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Lü Qin Flag of Italy.svg Lin Ye Flag of Vietnam.svg Mai Thanh Minh
Non-Chinese/Non-Vietnamese
61999 Shanghai Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yinchuan Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jin Haiying Flag of Japan.svg Shoshi Kazuharu
72001 Macau Flag of Macau.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Lü Qin Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wang Linna Flag of Hong Kong.svg Kon Island
82003 Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yinchuan Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guo Liping Flag of Japan.svg Shoshi Kazuharu
92005 Paris Flag of France.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Lü Qin Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guo Liping Flag of Hong Kong.svg Kon Island
102007 Macau Flag of Macau.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yinchuan Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wu Xia Flag of Japan.svg Shoshi Kazuharu
112009 Xintai Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhao Xinxin Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg You Yingqin Flag of Indonesia.svg Iwan Setiawan
122011 Jakarta Flag of Indonesia.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jiang Chuan Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tang Dan Flag of Hong Kong.svg Kon Island
132013 Huizhou Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wang Tianyi Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tang Dan Flag of Thailand.svg Krishna Sankirtan [1]
142015 [2] Munich Flag of Germany.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zheng Weitong Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wang Linna Flag of Japan.svg Shoshi Kazuharu
152017 Manila Flag of the Philippines.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wang Tianyi Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tang Dan Flag of the Netherlands.svg Joep Nabuurs
162019 Canada Flag of Canada.svg

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References

  1. Geremy, Xavier (2013-11-04). "Le championnat du monde : Huizhou 2013". Xiang Qi France (in French). Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  2. Result of The 14th World Xiangqi Championship (PDF). World Xiangqi Federation. 2015-08-28.

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