From May 18, the "Exciting Hangzhou" "Go, Xiangqi, Chess and Bridge" Tournament Series will be held at Hangzhou Qi-Yuan (Zhili) Chess Hall.
The series of competitions cover the four mind sports events of the Hangzhou Asian Games,including Go, Xiangqi, Chess and Bridge. Top Chinese players will compete on the same stage and improve their skills with each other to prepare for the Hangzhou Asian Games.
World champion Ding Liren will also compete in the chess event, which will greatly enhance the public's interest in the event.
In addition, Xiangqi will also return to the Asian Games after 13 years. Players will also be competing in the Hangzhou Asian Games qualifiers to be held in Hangzhou after this tournament series to gain the opportunity to compete in the international arena.