Asian Team Championship – video reports and Chinese culture

6/22/2012 – Although the Asian Nations Chess Cup finished, the talented and generous Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh has shared his video reports on the event in YouTube, and since they are all excellent work, we could not help but make sure his effort did not go unnoticed. You will find not only reports on results and games, but also cultural tidbits such as learning to write in Chinese.

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The Asian Nations Chess Cup

Although the Asian Nations Chess Cup finished, the talented and generous Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh has shared his video reports on the event in YouTube, and since they are all excellent work, not to mention extremely informative, we could not help but make sure his effort did not go unnoticed.

Final Standings

Rk Team
Team
Gms
MPts 
GPts
1 China 1
CHN 1
9
8
1
0
17
28.5
2 India
IND
9
6
3
0
15
26.5
3 China 2
CHN 2
9
5
3
1
13
23.5
4 Vietnam
VIE
9
5
2
2
12
25.5
5 Iran
IRI
9
5
1
3
11
22.5
6 Singapore
SIN
9
5
0
4
10
22.0
7 Indonesia
INA
9
4
2
3
10
20.0
8 Kazakhstan
KAZ
9
4
1
4
9
17.5
9 Iraq
IRQ
9
4
1
4
9
17.0
10 Mongolia
MGL
9
3
2
4
8
17.5
11 Korea
KOR
9
2
1
6
5
13.5
12 Yemen
YEM
9
2
1
6
5
11.0
13 Hong Kong
HKG
9
1
0
8
2
5.5
14 ChineseTaipei
TPE
9
0
0
9
0
1.5

Video reports by Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh


Round five with Negi's game and start to learn some Chinese words


Round six with some games, an interview and some more Chinese words

 
Round seven with game commentary by Li Chao (2704) and a description of Chinese writing


Round eight with a visit to the ancient City & Magic plus a game at the end  


Round nine with some fun during the Closing Ceremony


Links

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