Maxy Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : MXD

Maxy Gold Corp.

August 22, 2005 09:00 ET

Maxy Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 22, 2005) - MAXY GOLD CORP. (TSX VENTURE:MXD) ("Maxy") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alan C. Moon as an independent member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Moon is a former senior executive with significant business experience both internationally and domestically, and brings to the board a strong and diversified business background. Mr. Moon, a professional engineer with an MBA, serves on the board of directors of a number of other public and private companies.

In connection with his appointment Mr. Moon has been granted options to acquire 200,000 shares at $0.69 per share for a period of five years. The options are subject to a vesting schedule over 18 months.

Maxy holds the rights to acquire an 80% Interest in the Luchun Gold Joint Venture and a 75% interest in the Midu Gold Joint Venture, both located in Yunnan Province, China.

MAXY GOLD CORP.

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