2013 Lunar New Year Cup (TT)

Who do you think will win? Oldschool vs Newschool

  • Oldschool Team: Wang Hao, Wang Liqin, Chen Qi

    Votes: 18 31.0%
  • Newschool Team: Xu Xin, Ma Long, Zhang Jike

    Votes: 40 69.0%

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For greeting the arrival of the Chinese New Year 2013, CCTV held this new sporting events called Lunar New Year Cup and which including many sports program like Chinese chess, badminton, table tennis, boxing (Kickboxing) and women's nine-ball.

TT is arranged on 4th, Feb, 14:00 (GMT+8), sure it is an exhibition match, so that would be fun..:D

Players:

6 players will play in this tournament, divided into 2 groups:

Group 1: Xu Xin, Ma Long, Zhang Jike

Group 2: Wang Hao, Wang Liqin, Chen Qi

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The rule allow the older player ( group 1 ) to choose an opponent in grouop 2 and they also could determined the order of the games.

Sure CCTV5 will broadcast this tournament.

Hohoh..there also will be a very interesting exhibition match between Guo Yuehua and Chen Xinhua, like this:

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We can use this thread as a means to display all the latest results, videos and news from this spectacular Lunar new Year Cup event! What are your predictions :)

Pictures used in the Lunar New Year Cup site banner from left to right: Chen Qi - photo by: etta, wang Hao - photo by: Grigory Dukor-Reuters, Wang Liqin - photo by: english.cri.cn, Ma Long - photo by: ap, Xu Xin - photo by: Xinhua/Wang Lili, Zhang Jike - photo by: rte.ie
 
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Haha I agree guys, as this maybe in an exhibition type format it could be anyones :p I really cannot wait to watch this, I expect the atmosphere will be nice :)
 
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Oh I thought Chen Qi was a young player or same generation with Ma Long, Zhang Jike.. But here turns out he is the old one, what a surprise! :D

Chen Qi (1984) is older than Ma Long and Zhang Jike (1988), Wang Hao, Chen Qi, Hao Shuai and Qiu Yike belong to the same generation.
 
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"Mixed triple" in Badminton Lunar New Year Cup ;), hop there will be some funny things in tomorrow‘s TT matches..

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Haha! Love this! Imagine Xu Xin, Ma Long and Zhang Jike all playing on one side of the table! :D
 
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