Good news from the National Australian Xiangqi Federation(NAXF). In addition to increased number of trophies and amount of money prize, the following new awards will be introduced in this edition of the championship for both the Men's Division and the Women's Division:
- Best Public Image Award
- Best Sports Spirit Award
For the first time, this biennial individual championship of the AXF will be held in the southern hemisphere. It will take place on 22nd to 27th September 2013, at the Vibe Hotel Sydney. Congratutions to the National Australia Xiangqi Federation for hosting the event!