(ren Fengchun / Wen Wang Haoyu, Cao Jianhua, Li Shitao / photo)
(人f鞥纯 / wen Wang ha O喻, CA OJ Ian花, l is Hi淘 / photo)
From October 17th to 18th, the 2nd Wutai Mountain Chess and Zen Conference and the 8th "CITIC Property Cup" Chinese Women's Siege League Xinzhou Charity Tour was held in Xinzhou Ancient City. The opening ceremony was held on the evening of October 16, Lin Jianchao, Chairman of China Go Association, Wu Hailong, Chairman of China Public Diplomacy Association, Ma Xiaoman, Executive Director of the Chinese Women's Go League Organizing Committee, Zhao Xiaochun, Chairman of Huajian Sports Holding Group, Shanxi Province Guo Zhiqiang, chairman of the Go Association, Shi Changshan, vice chairman of Shanxi Buddhist Association and chairman of Wutaishan Buddhist Association, attended the opening ceremony. Du Ying, former deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission, announced the opening of the conference.
Zheng Liansheng, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee attended the opening ceremony, and Zhu Xiaodong, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and Mayor, delivered a speech. Cui Jianxin, member of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Party Committee and Secretary-General, and Guo Baohou, the in-charge leader and Secretary-General of the Municipal Government attended the meeting.
Zhu Xiaodong, on behalf of the Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government, congratulated the opening of the conference, saying that this is a grand gathering of Zen philosophy and chess theory, and it is also a happy event for the development of Xinzhou culture, sports, culture and tourism. He said that in recent years, our city has conscientiously implemented the spirit of the important instructions of General Secretary Jin Ping's inspection of Shanxi, and in accordance with the overall thinking and requirements of the provincial party committee's "four-for-four-high-two synchronization", striving to embark on a comprehensive transformation of Xinzhou. In particular, it vigorously promotes excellent traditional culture and gathers efforts to promote the healthy development of sports. With the strong support of all parties, the Wutaishan Go Cultural Exchange Center was established, the Liangxin Valley Ancient City Team was formed to participate in the Chinese Women's Weiqi League, and the first Wutai Mountain was held. Go events such as the Chess and Zen Conference have contributed to the construction of "Sports Shanxi, Healthy Shanxi, and Happy Shanxi".
The second Wutai Mountain Chess and Zen Conference is larger and of higher grade. It will further explore Xinzhou’s profound Buddhism culture and the Go culture of "sitting, talking, forgetting, and rotten ke", and pushing the integration of chess and Zen to a new level. height. The Women's Weijia League Charity Tour will donate to build Hope Go classrooms in the ancient city of Xinzhou, and hold a large-scale charity coaching game for professional players, which will definitely help the ancient city of Xinzhou to be better protected and revitalized. The spirit of Go has taken root and developed in Xinzhou, and has gathered a strong driving force for high-quality transformation and development. I hope that the contestants will show their style, friendship, and level in the competition. I wish the conference a complete success.
The opening ceremony was interspersed with Xinzhou classics such as Beilu Bangzi, Hequ Famous Songs, Errentai, etc. and selections of famous Peking Opera artists. The strategic cooperation agreement between China Go Association and Huajian Group was completed. The Provincial Calligraphers Association and Wutaishan Buddhist Association respectively reported to the organizing committee of the conference. Presenting calligraphy works and accepting rebates, related persons explained the feelings and feelings of the interlinkage, integration and promotion of chess theory and Zen, and talked freely about the promising prospect of chess and Zen culture in the ancient city of Xinzhou, the "free life under Wutai Mountain".
This important event is guided by China Go Association, hosted by Shanxi Provincial Sports Bureau, Xinzhou Municipal People’s Government, Huajian Sports Holdings Co., Ltd., China Women’s Siege League Organizing Committee, Shanxi Provincial Go Association, Wutai Mountain Scenic Area, Xinzhou Sports Organized by the Bureau, co-organized by Beijing Go Foundation, Wutai Mountain Go Cultural Exchange Center, and supported by CITIC Land. Professional chess players such as Li He 5th dan, Ding Bo 5th dan, Luo Chuyue 4th dan, Han Ye 4th dan, Cao Youyin 3rd dan, Tang Yi 3rd dan, Li Kui 3rd dan, etc. participated in the guided chess activities.