Yeh Bros Team Cup – Yokohama City (Japan) 21-26 April, 2013. After two days of play and 10 rounds, the qualification phase of the Yeh Cup comes to an end. The first 15and the Yeh team go through to the next round: first comes China Blue (Zhang Bangxiang, Wang Weimin, Shen Jiaxiang, Li Jianwei, Gan Xinli, Wang Rui, and Wang Xiaojing coach), second Denmark (the team who just won the Vanderbilt: Sabine Auken, Roy Welland, Morten and Dennis Bilde), and third Italy captained by Maria Teresa Lavazza (with Bocchi, Duboin, Ferraro, Madala, Sementa).
These are the full results from the qualification stage:
These are the draws for the second phase:
Let us recall the complex playing format: after qualifications, the knock out phase starts with 32-board matches. The format is a double elimination: the winner goes through. The loser has a second chance, but if he is defeated a second time he is knocked out. The final is played as a 48-board match.
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