Notably in Cairo, the likes of Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Japan’s Kenta Matsudaira, Chinese Taipei’s Chen Chien-An and England’s Paul Drinkhall were on duty, as were most worthy female counterparts.
Cheng I-Ching, like Chen Chen-An from Chinese Taipei, was in action alongside Japan’s Kasumi Ishikawa, Romania’s Elizabeta Samara and China’s Wu Yang; they are all players who progressed to compete at the highest levels.
The question now beckons; who will graduate from the class of 2016?
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