Thursday, 24 October 2013

2013 Asian Cities

The Asian Cities is a tournament that has had a mixed representation from Australia over the years. Occasionally a team of 'privateers' will take part, but it often depends on timing, travel costs and enthusiasm. This is a bit of a shame as it is the kind of event in which a team of younger players (or olympiad hopefuls) could use to gain some international experience.
The current edition of the event is currently running in the The Philippines, with the Tagatay, the host city, currently leading. Tagatay is fielding an all GM team, and leads two Chinese teams by 2 points (Match points are being used for scoring).
Oddly, the event does not seem to have its own webpage, although the organisers are sending out daily newsletters. However you can at least follow the results, and download the games, via

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