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China Dominates The Asian Nations Cup

  • SonofPearl
  • on 6/1/12, 12:18 PM.

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China dominated the 2012 Asian Nations Cup in Shandong province, China, winning both the open and women's sections.

The event took place from 15-27 May, with the Open competition being a 9 round Swiss and the Women's event a 9 round round-robin.

In the Open section, the Chinese team won 8 matches, drew 1 and lost none. Their victorious team consisted of Wang Hao, Wang Yue, Li Chao, Ding Liren and Yu Yangyi.

The only draw conceded by the winning Chinese was with second placed India, while third place was claimed by a second Chinese team!

The winning Chinese team in the Open section

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# Team W L D MP BP
1 China 1 8 0 1 17 28.5
2 India 6 0 3 15 26.5
3 China 2 5 1 3 13 23.5
4 Vietnam 5 2 2 12 25.5
5 Iran 5 3 1 11 22.5
6 Singapore 5 4 0 10 22.0
7 Indonesia 4 3 2 10 20.0
8 Kazakhstan 4 4 1 9 17.5
9 Iraq 4 4 1 9 17.0
10 Monogolia 3 4 2 8 17.5
11 Korea 2 6 1 5 13.5
12 Yemen 2 6 1 5 11.0
13 Hong Kong 1 8 0 2 5.5
14 Chinese Taipei 0 9 0 0 1.5

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In the women's event the Chinese team won all 9 of their matches to emphatically trounce the opposition.  They were Zhao Xue, Ju Wenjun, Shen Yang, Huang Qian and Ding Yixin.

The winners in the women's section

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# Team MP BP
1 China 1 18 30.5
2 China 2 14 26.0
3 India 14 21.0
4 China 3 11 20.0
5 Vietnam 8 18.0
6 Iran 8 16.5
7 Indonesia 7 16.0
8 Kazakhstan 5 12.0
9 Mongolia 3 12.0
10 Singapore 2 8.0

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Photos from the Sina Chess Blog.

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Comments


  • 2 years ago

    retep02

    Fantastic!

  • 3 years ago

    Fighter4Christ

    where is Yifan?

  • 3 years ago

    foupoilu

    too much dynamics???...American chess playing style is the best??? 

    I truely hope that you're joking or at least you know what you're talking 'bout! 

  • 3 years ago

    drumdaddy

    Great showing for the China teams!

  • 3 years ago

    bingo_gambit

    Is the Philippines a pariah in this tournament? Or what?

  • 3 years ago

    CMGuess

    Proof that americans have the best play style... this play is just all over the board... too much dynamics!

  • 3 years ago

    InexperiencedExpert

    Love that Chinese style

  • 3 years ago

    JoshuaChess960

    Next time better invite the Filipinos. They could be much better than those..... Chinese ?? Yeah

  • 3 years ago

    PUNTHAMURRA

    If en passant then Qxf3 and white's bishop on g3 is also active.

  • 3 years ago

    rgCOCA

    Philippines??? Yell

  • 3 years ago

    chesszking

    craps            

  • 3 years ago

    kulots

    where's the Philippine team??

  • 3 years ago

    imsodumicantdie

    I'm here now, have visited 14 times. What do you have to say about the country? Be straight up.

    Oh, let me guess. You've never been here.

  • 3 years ago

    Chachie77

    Everyone should go see the real China lol.

  • 3 years ago

    _simus_

    in the first game, 15.f4?  Why not en passant in response?  anyone see a good refutation of this?

  • 3 years ago

    dcremisi

    If Hou would have been there,  it would have been just plain unfair!

  • 3 years ago

    Gigantopithicus

    No Hou Yifan?

  • 3 years ago

    shengyi

    Go China!

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