Yining Memorial Open 2016 – Sunday, Jan 3! Fund Raiser Chess Tournament

Below is information on the Yining Memorial Open this Sunday from the flier from Capital Area Chess.  Please come out if you can to play some chess, support a family in a difficult time, and remember Yining Wang who was a great chess dad.


Yining Memorial Open 2016 – Fund Raiser Chess Tournament … in memory of Yining Wang (Father of Chess Players Joie Wang and Andrew Wang) – Play an afternoon of Chess and Help a family who had a loss in their family !

A special tribute event in memory of Mr. Yining Wang. For the past decade Mr. Wang had been a familiar figure at local and national chess scenes, and is remembered for his passion for the game of chess and contributions to the growing chess community in the Virginia-DC-Maryland  area.  All proceeds from this event will go to Mr. Yining Wang’s family, with the goal of benefiting his two children, both highly accomplished chess players, in their continued pursuit of chess.


Main event: 4-SS, G/15, d5, USCF rated, also, we have non-rated section for players who don’t want rating, just play for fun and support!


Side events:
  • Bughouse Tournament,
  • Family Team Fun Blitz,
  • World/US/VA Champions Challenging Simul,
  • Blind Chess Tournament

Sunday January 3, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
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Pender Center (HS International Academy)
3901 Fair Ridge Center
Fairfax, VA 22033

Yining Memorial Open Committee 

Chief Tournament Director: Caijun Luo, 703-593-0274
Assistant TD: Zhiheng Yu
Assistant TD: Ya He, 202-465-0399
Consultant: Jie Xu
For sponsorship & donation, please contact, Ya He at 202-465-0399 or Email: chesskidscircle@gmail.com 


Anand Dommalapati

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