Xinao Cup


The Xinao Cup was a Chinese-organised international tournament, sponsored by Chinese energy company [ext] ENN Group. Also known as Shinyao or ENN cup, 新奥杯 in Chinese. Main tournament of 64 players with 14 seeds and 50 selected from preliminaries (45 open groups, 2 for females, 2 for seniors, 1 for world aka non-Asia). Time limits 2 hours 30 minutes each with 5 times 1 minute byo yomi. Semi-final best of 3, final best of 5 with the winner receiving 2,200,000 RMB (approx $340k).


The non-Asian world was represented by Jiang Zhujiu, who lost in the first round to Xia Chenkun.

Thread on first edition: [ext] Results table and games: [ext]

Xinao Cup last edited by bugcat on November 17, 2021 - 00:22
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