The old power Russia and one of the world's rising chess giants, China, are about to go head-to-head. It will be the third such match-up between the two countries. China's chief delegate is optimistic: "China stands a better chance than in any of the previous two contests, since Chinese players, especially the men's team, have improved a lot".
Link: "China hopes to win chess contest against Russia"
And when you've finished reading that article, check out this article on the Chinese juggernaut by Pinoy chess writer Bobby Ang.
Sunday, August 13, 2006
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