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Chess notes

Gauging the growth of chess in China

By Harold Dondis and Patrick Wolff
August 23, 2010

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As the world increasingly views China as an economic powerhouse, it is interesting that its chess activities appear to parallel its productivity. China has long had two widely played board games: Weiqi (Go) and Xiangqi (Chinese Chess), but Western-style chess is now claiming a bigger foothold there. (Full article: 580 words)

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