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Asian Chess Summit and Continental Assembly Set 26-29 December

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Asian Chess Federation cordially invites Presidents/Delegates of National Chess Federations in Asia to the Asian Chess Summit, a chess family gathering from 26 th to 29th December 2022 in Al Ain, UAE. Resource speakers shall be invited to address the Symposium and Development Program. We invite national federations to give a presentation on their … Continue reading Asian Chess Summit and Continental Assembly Set 26-29 December

Visa Regulations for Asian Youth Chess Championship in Bali, Indonesia

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

For government regulations for international travelers to Indonesia, please visit How To Get Visa On Arrival in Indonesia? – Direktorat (imigrasi.go.id). Download Requirements to apply for an Indonesian visa  

Online FIDE Arbiters Seminar

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The 121st Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 7/10/2022 to 9/10/2022 by the Asian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE. Visit fide.com 121st online FIDE Arbiters Seminar. The Lecturer will be IA/IO Abundo, Casto (PHI), FIDE Lecturer. Interested parties may email casto.abundo@gmail.com The language of the Seminar will be English. … Continue reading Online FIDE Arbiters Seminar

Join Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championships in Tagaytay City, Philippines

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines, under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, in cooperation with the Philippine Sports Commission and the City of Tagaytay, has the honor to invite all Asian National Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the Asian Junior & Girls Chess Championships scheduled 17-26 November … Continue reading Join Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championships in Tagaytay City, Philippines

Nika Juris Nicolas Wins Girls Under-11 National Youth and Schools Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

By Marlon Bernardino Nika Juris Nicolas, a 10 year old from Pasig City emerged as Champion in the Under 11 Girls division of the National Youth and Schools Chess Championships Grand Finals or NYSCC held September 17 – 21, 2022 at Dapitan City Cultural Complex in Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. Visit chess-results.com for round by … Continue reading Nika Juris Nicolas Wins Girls Under-11 National Youth and Schools Championship

2022 Asia-Oceania University Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Following the successful 2021 edition, 2022 Asia-Oceania University Chess Championship will be staged from 17-26 December 2022 online on Tornelo platform, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and National University Sports Federation of Iran (IUSF). It is very happy and delighted to announce that we are ready for this event from the side of organization. Registration is Open … Continue reading 2022 Asia-Oceania University Chess Championship

Jerish John Velarde wins Philippine Youth Under-17 Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

MANILA—National Master (NM) Jerish John Velarde of Imus City shone in the National Youth and Schools Chess Championships Under-17 Open Grand Finals held 21st September 2022 at the Dapitan City Cultural Complex in Zamboanga del Norte. Visit chess-results.com for round by round results. NM Velarde, a Grade 10 student of St. Martha Montessori School in … Continue reading Jerish John Velarde wins Philippine Youth Under-17 Chess Championship

Oshrie Jhames Reyes wins Philippine Youth Under-11 Open Grand Finals

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

MANILA—National Master (NM) Oshrie Jhames Reyes of Santa Rita, Pampanga pocketed the top honors in the National Youth and Schools Chess Championships Under-11 Open Grand Finals held 21st September 2022 at the Dapitan City Cultural Complex in Zamboanga del Norte. Visit chess-results.com. The 11 years old Reyes, a Grade 6 pupil of Santa Rita College, … Continue reading Oshrie Jhames Reyes wins Philippine Youth Under-11 Open Grand Finals

Chester Neil Reyes Wins Araneta City Open Rapid Chess Tournament

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—Chester Neil Reyes of Rodriguez, Rizal won the overall title in the Araneta City Open Rapid Chess Tournament held 18th September 2022 at the Activity Center of Ali Mall in Cubao, Quezon City. The weekend event was organized by National Chess Federation of the Philippines Director Martin “Binky” Gaticales. Chess in shopping … Continue reading Chester Neil Reyes Wins Araneta City Open Rapid Chess Tournament

India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia Lead Asian Gold Medal Haul in World Youth

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Asians led the gold medal haul in the World Youth Chess Championships held 6-16 September 2022 in Mamaia, Romania. Ilamparthi A R of India won the Under-14 Open, Nurgaliyeva Zarina of Kazakhstan topped the Under-14 Girls, IM Pranav Anand of India won the Under-16 Open and WFM Munkhzul Davaakhuu of Mongolia triumphed in the Under-16 … Continue reading India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia Lead Asian Gold Medal Haul in World Youth