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U.S. and Canada Square Off in Gerry Cup this Sunday

Monday July 4, 2011

With one win each in previous matches, whoever wins this Sunday’s Gerry Cup USA-Canada mixed team tournament will take the lead in the North American showdown.

The third Gerry Cup will be held on KGS this Sunday, July 10 beginning at 1p (EST) in the USA vs Canada Team Tournament room.

The U.S. team features Yinli Wang, Xingshuo Liu, Chaelim Kim on the women’s side and Yuan Zhou, Yue Zhang, Kevin Hong, Guochen Xie, Yunzhe Zhang, Jie Liang, Minshan Shou, Michael Chen, Lu Wang, Dae Hyuk Ko, Huiren Yang, Zhanbo Sun on the men’s. Changlong Wu and Carson T are substitutes.

Cathy Li, Sarah Yu, Irene Sha are playing on the Canadian women’s team, while Jing Yang, Juyong Koh, Ziyang Hu, Ryan Li, Bill Lin, Hank Xie, Xiandong Zhang, Tiger Gong, Jefferey Phung, James Sedgwick, Daniel Gourdeau and Hao Chen are on the men’s.

The tournament is organized by Boston Go School and the Toronto Go Center and sponsored by Greater Boston Chinese Culture Association and Newton Chinese School. Previous editions of the tournament were held in 2007 when the U.S. prevailed 7-4 and in 2009 Canada won 10-8.

Categories: U.S./North America