A guest from China, Hao Hong came first in the China Cup, organized by CCTTA on September 12.
He beat the quarter-finalist from recent Pan-Am Games, Piere-Luc Theiriault, in dramatic final: 3/2 and 12/10 in fifth. Other two members of Canadian National Team reached the semi-finals. Antonio Bernadet lost against Hao Hong and Filip Ilijevski didn’t give any problems to Pierre-Luc Theriault.
Mark Pang won the U2400, Behzad Hashemi U1800 and Zhi Cheng, guest from China the U1400.