The land of silk, porcelain, tea and ping-pong also wants to be the land of Jiu-Jitsu in October.
On Sunday, organizer Guy Neivens ended the mystery about the ADCC 2013 and announced the date and location.
The most traditional no-gi Jiu-Jitsu championship will be on Oct. 19 in Beijing, the Chinese capital that received the Olympic Games five years ago.
Among the main fights already confirmed in Beijing is Braulio Estima vs. Andre Galvao and Fabio Gurgel vs. Ze Mario Sperry.
Beijing will host its first ADCC. Since 1998, the first year of the tournament, the ADCC was organized in Abu Dhabi, Sao Paulo, Long Beach, New Jersey, Barcelona and Nottingham
Classified for ADCC 2013
On March 2 in Columbus, Ohio, the U.S. trails classified its champions to fight in Beijing. They were:
-66kg: Mark Ramos
-77kg: Gary Tonnes
-88kg: Josh Hayden
-99kg: James Puoppolo
+99kg: Robby Donofrio
Female +60 kg: Thaysa Silva
The South American trails will be on April 19, 20 and 21 in Rio de Janeiro.