BEIJING — A competitor in Chinese language chess says he has sued the nationwide affiliation in China for psychological misery after he was stripped of a title for consuming alcohol and defecating within the bathtub of his lodge room at a current competitors.
Yan Chenglong would not deny what occurred however wrote in a civil grievance this week that he drank a average quantity of beer to have fun his win with different gamers and that some food had induced abdomen issues and he could not make it to the bathroom in time.
The grievance got here one week after a social media publish by the Chinese language Xiangqi Affiliation that described the consuming and defecation. It mentioned an investigation had discovered that Yan broken lodge property, violated public order and good conduct, and had a adverse impression on the match.
Chinese language chess, known as xiangqi in Chinese language, is a standard board recreation that is still in style, significantly amongst older folks. Neighborhood residents play in parks and alongside sidewalks, usually with small crowds gathered round to observe.
Yan’s grievance — which calls for that the affiliation apologize, restore his fame within the media and pay him 100,000 yuan ($14,000) in damages — was mailed to a courtroom in central China’s Henan province on Monday, in accordance with a publish on Yan’s social media account.
The publish consists of pictures of the six pages of the grievance and an envelope with an specific mail sticker addressed to a courtroom in central China’s Henan province.
Calls to the Chinese language Xiangqi Affiliation weren’t answered on Thursday and Friday.
The chess affiliation mentioned in its publish that it had additionally seemed into studies that Yan had cheated throughout the match however was unable to substantiate them.