2005 Torch Real Estate Chinese Chess League

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Basic data

China Chess League 2005
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: April - November 2005
City: Preliminary round: Jinan, Wuxi, Xiapu
Final groups: home-away venues
Venue: N/A
Organizing Body: Chinese Chess Association
Head Sponsor: Shandong Torch Real Estate, Shandong Qilu Evening News
Tournament Director: Mr. Ye Jiangchuan (CHN)
Chief Arbiter: IA Lin Feng (CHN)
Teams participating: 19 (cities and provinces teams)
Players participating: 128 (incl. 24 GMs, 10 IMs, 13 WGMs, 11 FMs, 6 WIMs and 6 WFMs)
Games played: 1080 (225 in the finals and 855 in the preliminaries)
Competition format: Two stage:
Preliminary round: one group of 19 teams, five board round robin.
Final groups: teams ranked 1-6 in the preliminary round play double round robin for championship. Teams ranked 7-12 are set to play in the round robin qualification group. Top four from the qualification group qualify to play in the 2006 league. Teams ranked 13-19 are relegated and do not play in the finals.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Game points
Time control: all moves in 90 minutes + 30 sec. increment per move
Website: http://ccl.sports.cn [ZH]
Other websites: http://www.chende.net [ZH]
Downloadable game file: 05china.zip

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