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On November 19, 2022, the Fourth SCO National Chess Network Team Tournament held the opening ceremony at the Gongzhu International Expo Center of Jiaozhou, Qingdao. After the five rounds of the first day, Armenia ranked first, and the Chinese team formed by Wei Yi and Li Chao temporarily ranked third.
Tian Hongwei, Chairman of the Chinese Independent District of the Asian Chess Federation, Tian Hongwei, director of the Chess Department of the Chess Department of the State General Administration of Sports, Wang Wei, chairman of the Shandong Chess Association, Deputy Director of the Provincial Chess Management Center, Li Qi Li Guoli, a member of the Party Group of the Qingdao Sports Bureau and the full -time vice chairman of the Municipal Sports Association, Jiang Qinghua, deputy director of Jiaozhou People’s Congress, Wang Tianhong, vice chairman of the Jiaozhou CPPCC, Hao Guoxin, member of the Party Working Committee of the Shanghe Demonstration District and deputy director of the Management Committee Yin Shaojie, Secretary of the Party Group, Director of the Sports Bureau, and Executive Deputy Secretary of the Education Work Committee of the Municipal Party Committee, Hu Zhenguo, deputy general manager of the SCO Holding Group, Wang Qingwei, a well -known international chess master and chairman of the Qingdao International Chess Association attended the opening ceremony.
Singing the national anthem
Hao Guoxin, a member of the Party Working Committee and deputy director of the Management Committee of the Shanghai Exhibition District, delivered a speech
Li Guoli, a member of the Party Group of the Qingdao Sports Bureau and the full -time vice chairman of the Sports Association, delivered a speech
Tian Hongwei, Chairman of the Chinese Independent District of the Asian Chess Federation, the director of the Chess Department of the Chess Department of the State General Administration of Sports
International Chess Women’s World Champion, Special Master Ju Wenjun swore on behalf of athletes
Director of the referee and international referee Zhu Jiaqi swore on behalf of the referee
The first expansion of this year’s competition has increased from 10 teams to 15 teams. Of the 15 teams, China sent three teams, namely the Chinese team, the Shanghai team of China and the Qingdao team of China.
Tian Hongwei presented the advanced unit of chess campaigns to the Jiaozhou Education and Sports Bureau
The Chinese team is composed of two premium masters Wei Yi and Li Chao. They also participated on behalf of the Chinese team last year and won the runner -up. Wei Yi was the highest scoring player last year. The Shanghai team in China consists of Ju Wenjun and Xu translated. Both of them appeared in the team competition for the first time. After the world chess, Ju Wenjun is also the only Mulan in the audience. The Chinese Qingdao team is composed of Ma Zhonghan and Tao Tao. Qingdao player Qian Tao has played for the fourth consecutive year this year. Ma Zhonghan has previously participated in the first and third competitions, and this year is the third time.
Leadership and guests start the game
Twelve foreign teams competing in the same field with the three Chinese teams are: Russia, Iran, India, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Belarusian team, Turkish team, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nepal And Myanmar team.
The Turkish team, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nepal and Myanmar are all participating for the first time. Some regrettable that the Uzbekistan team who won the championship last year was absent for some reason.
Another major change in this competition is that the competition is no longer three times, only two sets. The time limit for the game is 15 minutes per side, and each step is 5 seconds. The competition will determine the ranking according to the level of the field. When the field points are the same, the points, straight wins and opponents will be compared in turn.
Five rounds of competitions on the first day, Armenia, Iran and China ranked among the top three, and the Chinese Shanghai team and Qingdao team in China ranked 6th and 13th respectively.
So far, Qingdao has held four consecutive SCO national chess events, trying to build this event as a classic cooperation event, and promote the international chess career with the “Belt and Road” international cooperation new platform, which has promoted the SCO countries. The exchange and development of economy, sports, and cultural undertakings has enhanced the popularity and reputation of the city.
This competition was sponsored by the National Sports General Administration of Chess and Card Sports Management Center, China International Chess Association, China-Shanghai Cooperation Organization Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Zone Management Committee, hosted by the Jiaozhou Municipal People’s Government, Qingdao Sports Association, Qingdao Jiaozhou Education Education Holding the Sports Bureau and the Qingdao International Chess Association, the Shandong Chess Sports Association and Qingdao Sports Development Center provide support.