GM Hu RongHua wins GM Yang GuanLin @ 1960 China National Xiangqi Tournament.
One of the famous match in Xiangqi History.
In year 1960, GM Hu RongHua was 15 years old, and his first time to participate in China National Xiangqi Tournament. This is also the first time for GM Hung played with GM Yang GuanLin in China National Xiangqi Tournament. During that time, GM Yang was already 3-times China national champion, he was known as number 1 Xiangqi player.
In this game, GM Hung sacrificed his horse during opening to gain advantages was a surprise to all. GM Yang also shown his strength in midgame and endgame to minimize the impact during opening.
By wining this game, GM Hu was gained his first title of China National Champion; and started his journey to continuously winning another 9 times, total 10 times China National Champion.
This is where the legend of GM Hu started!
Let enjoy the match!