Memorigin has always been supportive of sports development and sponsored the 2023 "Gui Zhou Wang Dao Liquor Cup" National Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Championship (Individual) held from April 30 to May 7, 2023 in Nansha, Guangzhou. The male and female champions were Wang Tian Yi and Liu Huan, respectively.

Memorigin founder William Shum attended the finals and closing ceremony, where he met with the legendary Chinese Chess master Lü Qin and other world-class Chinese Chess players. At the event, Memorigin showcased the Chinese Chess Tourbillon Watch, a collaboration with the Chinese Chess master Jet Chou Sai Kit, which features the theme of Chinese Chess and presents the ultimate gaming intelligence through the art of mechanical watchmaking.

The Chinese Chess Tourbillon Watch features a stainless steel barrel-shaped case filled with plenty of Chinese Chess elements, with a hollow metal surface adorned with the nine grids of the chessboard and two chess pieces, revealing the mechanical beauty of the movement parts below. Jet Chou was meticulous about design details, collecting various styles of Chinese calligraphy and ultimately choosing regular script to express the most crucial "general" pieces on both sides of the chessboard. The time scale is also displayed in ruby and black diamond, just like the red and black chess pieces on the chessboard, shining against each other. The alligator strap is intentionally matched in "one red and one black" to echo the colors of the chess pieces.

The tourbillon at the 6 o'clock position showcases Memorigin's integration of Western watchmaking craftsmanship with oriental culture games. The tourbillon movement has a frequency of 28,800 oscillations per hour, providing a power reserve of 40 hours for the watch, ensuring stable and accurate timekeeping.


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