2012 Yicheng Cup Chinese Chess League

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Basic data

China Chess League 2012
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: April - December 2012
Cities: Rounds 1-4: Beijing, Presidential Hotel
Rounds 5-7: Taizhou, Garden Phoenix Hotspring Hotel
Rounds 8-10: Tianjin, Legend International Hotel, Wuqing District
Rounds 11-14: Shenzhen, Hongfeng Hotel
Rounds 15-18: Hangzhou, Tianyuan Mansion
Rounds 19-22: Danzhou, Xintiandi Garden Hotel
Tournament Director: GM Ye Jiangchuan (CHN)
Chief Arbiter: IA Gao Zhiqian (CHN)
Teams participating: 12 (last two teams were relegated to the Division B)
Players participating: 107 from 17 countries (incl. 48 GMs, 12 IMs, 17 WGMs, 2 FMs, 3 WIMs and 1 WFM)
Games played: 660
Competition format: Five board double round robin.
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://sports.sina.com.cn [ZH]
Other Websites: ChessBase report: Chinese Chess League Division A
Official logo: China 2012
Downloadable game file: 12china.zip

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