2008 Torch Real Estate Chinese Chess League

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Basic data

China Chess League 2008
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: March - December 2008
City: Rounds 1-3: Wenzhou, Zhejiang province
Rounds 4-6: Jinan, Shandong province
Rounds 7-12: Wuxi, Jiangsu province
Rounds 13-15: Ningbo, Zhejiang province
Rounds 16-18: Shanghai
Tournament Director: N/A
Arbiters: IA Xiwen Huang (CHN), IA Tang Jianming (CHN), FA Yao Zhenzhang (CHN), Huang Xing (CHN)
Teams participating: 10 (bottom two are relegated to Division B)
Players participating: 83 from 11 countries (incl. 31 GMs, 6 IMs, 11 WGMs, 1 FM, 3 WIMs and 2 WFMs)
Games played: 450
Competition format: Five board double round robin.
At least two women must play for each team in every match.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Game points
Time control: all moves in 90 minutes + 30 sec. increment per move
One game in every match is 25m + 30s rapid
Website: http://ccl.sports.cn [ZH]
Other websites: Stars from Chinese League
Downloadable game file: 08china.zip

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