World Sports University (WSU) Triumphs at the Inaugural Macau Guandan (Trick-taking Card Game) Global Invitational Tournament - Wynn Cup Team Event Champions

In a bid to showcase Chinese culture and foster global Chinese connections and exchanges, Wynn Palace hosted the first-ever Macau Guandan (Trick-taking Card Game) Global Invitational Tournament, known as the Wynn Cup, from April 22nd to 24th. The tournament concluded on April 24th with a grand awards ceremony held at Wynn Palace.

Prior to the ceremony, Wynn doubled the prize money, increasing it from 500,000 RMB to a whopping 1 million RMB in cash rewards along with an additional 500,000 RMB worth of prizes. All the prize money was distributed on-site! This highly anticipated sporting event in Macau delivered a remarkable and captivating experience for both local Macau residents and the global Chinese community. Simultaneously, the tournament featured the "Global Chinese Summit Forum," aimed at promoting communication and cooperation among global Chinese participants, while exploring new prospects for future development.

 

The event attracted entrepreneur teams from around the world, alongside numerous celebrities, and world champions, who added luster to the tournament and cheered on the global Chinese community. With a prize pool of millions in cash and prizes, the tournament aimed to popularize and develop the game of Guandan, encouraging greater participation and allowing more individuals to experience its allure. The tournament was globally livestreamed on the iQiyi online platform.

 

As the official organizer and recruiting unit of the tournament, World Sports University (WSU), the Hainan World Sports Culture Development Co., Ltd., in collaboration with the GAWSF Guandan Sports Committee and World Sports University, joined hands with various local and international chambers of commerce, sports academies, and Guandan clubs to form the "WSU Team" for participation. The team established a command center led by Mr. Che Kuong Hon, the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the GAWSF and President of World Sports University, with team leader Mr. Wang Bin, a member of theGAWSF Guandan Sports Committee. Through extensive recruitment and recommendations from the WSU team leaders and coaching staff, eight players were selected to represent the "WSU Team" in the tournament. The team ultimately emerged as the champions of the team event, securing impressive rankings in the doubles event with second, fifth, and ninth places. The total prize won by the team amounted to nearly 300,000 RMB.

Moving forward, the WSU Team will continue to select high-profile tournaments to further refine their skills. They will gradually gain experience through a series of tournaments, including the Boao, Dubai, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, and Jiangsu stations, establishing a scoring system and certification process to promote standardized and efficient operations, as well as the growth and strength of the team.