Shashin Shodhan with Jiang Jialiang
Jiang Jialiang of China was 1985 and 1987 World Men’s Singles Champion. Shashin did an exhibition with him when he came to Northern California. Shashin has been to China 5 times for practice where Jiang was one of the most famous people in the 1980s. In 1999, Shashin was allowed to watch the closed Chinese National Team practice with World and Olympic Champions Wang Liqin, Kong Linghui, Liu Guoliang, Ma Lin, Wang Tao, and Yan Sen all present. His playing highlights in China were beating nearly all the top players in one of the biggest city teams in Chengdu, including players being considered for the Chinese 2nd National Team.