Mr Kim Kildoo then delivered his speech and thanked the city of Yancheng for hosting the championships, all the sponsors, members of the tournament committee and the support received from the participating countries for making this a successful and competitive championship.
A token of appreciation by way of a souvenir was presented to Mr Bian Yuye, President of Jiangsu Dafeng Rural Commercial Bank for his kind spponsorship.
Later in the day, the team managers meeting was held and chaired by Mr Chung Yong-Hee, Technical Delegate of the Championships. Mr Chung will be assisted by Mr Song Dongwei, the tournament director, and Mr Ding Yi, the local tournament co-ordinator.
Mr Chung together with Mr Frankie Chueng Wing Kit (Hong Kong) and Mr Wang Jinhui (China) were the appointed members of the Jury of Appeal. Each participating country fielded six men and six women with the exception of DPR Korea, China B and C teams without women players while Hong Kong fielded only three women.