On January 26th, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton hosted the Open Chinese Chess Contest at Kingsway Mall, adding more fun to Chinese New Year celebration on site.
Over 50 players from elementary children to senior chess masters enjoyed challenging one another in a friendly competition. Eventually, after 5 hours, 6 players won the first place prizes.
Chinese chess is one of the most popular board games in China and other Asian countries. It is especially beneficial for mental health.