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University of Makati Chess Team Wins Philippine CHED Sports Friendship Games 2022

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—The University of Makati (UMAK) Herons varsity chess team emerged as the overall champion at the recently-concluded national chess tournament of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Sports Friendship Games 2022 held June 23 to 25 at the Quezon Memorial CIrcle in Quezon City, Philippines. Led by team captain Japeth Jay Tandoc, the … Continue reading University of Makati Chess Team Wins Philippine CHED Sports Friendship Games 2022

Kimsanboyev of Uzbekistan and Kurmanalina of Kazakhstan win Asian Disabled Juniors and Girls

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Visually impaired Axadxon Kimsanboyev of Uzbekistan scored a perfect 7 points in as many rounds to win the Asian Juniors Chess Championship for players with disabilities organized by the Asian Chess Federation over the weekend of 24-26 June 2022 on Tornelo. Iranians deaf players Armin Rahmat Pour and Parsa Sardari followed with 5.5 and 5 … Continue reading Kimsanboyev of Uzbekistan and Kurmanalina of Kazakhstan win Asian Disabled Juniors and Girls

IM Daniel Quizon Wins Kamatyas Rapid Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino Philippines — IM Daniel Quizon won the 3rd Kamatyas FIDE Rated Invitational Rapid Chess Tournament last Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the SM Sucat in Paranaque City, ahead of two GMs, five other IMs and five FMs in the 100 player tournament for his third Kamatyas title. Visit chess-results.com for round by … Continue reading IM Daniel Quizon Wins Kamatyas Rapid Chess Championship

Asian Disabled Juniors and Girls Chess Championships Started with 9 Countries Participating

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championships for Players with Disabilities, organized by the Asian Chess Federation, has started on Tornelo with 9 countries participating, namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Philippines and Uzbekistan. Disabilities are visually impaired, hearing impaired and physically disabled. FIDE Executive Director Victor Bologan, Asian Chess Federation General Secretary … Continue reading Asian Disabled Juniors and Girls Chess Championships Started with 9 Countries Participating

Uzbekistan Tops Western Asia Youth Beach Blitz Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Uzbekistan topped the Western Asia Youth Blitz Chess Championship held 22nd June 2022 in Maldives with 4 golds and 3 silver medals followed by India also with 4 golds but 2 silvers and Kazakhstan with 3 gold medals. Visit chess-results.com for round by round results. The anticipated strong winds did not occur and they were … Continue reading Uzbekistan Tops Western Asia Youth Beach Blitz Chess Championship

India, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Top 3 in Western Asia Youth Chess Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Indian team garnered four golds and four silver medals to win the overall award in the Western Asia Youth Chess Championships held 17-22 June 2022 in Maldives. Kazakhstan followed also with four golds but with three silver medals to place second followed by Uzbekistan with three gold medals. Nine countries competed in the event organized … Continue reading India, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Top 3 in Western Asia Youth Chess Championships

17th Malaysian Chess Festival, 2nd – 11th September 2022

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre (DAT Chess Centre) with endorsement from the Malaysian Chess Federation will be organizing the 17th MALAYSIAN CHESS FESTIVAL 2022 comprising the following events as per the details below: All the events will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1) ASTRO MERDEKA TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 Dates: 2nd & 3rd … Continue reading 17th Malaysian Chess Festival, 2nd – 11th September 2022

National University Women Win Universities Athletic Association of the Philippines Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—National University Chess Team played brilliantly to bring home it’s first Universities Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) College Women’s chess team title. In photo are, from left, assistant coach Allan Doroy, Natasja Jasmine Balabbo, Kisha Marie Flores , Jesca Docena , WIM  Kylen Joy Mordido, WFM Allanney Jia Doroy , Princess … Continue reading National University Women Win Universities Athletic Association of the Philippines Chess Championship

Halfway Mark of Western Asia Youth Chess Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

India, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan lead their respective age groups among girls at the 5-round halfway mark of the Western Asia Youth Chess Championships in Ukalhas, Maldives organized by the Maldives Chess Association under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE. In photo above, Chief Arbiter Haroon or Rashid of Bangladesh watches … Continue reading Halfway Mark of Western Asia Youth Chess Championships

1st Gilan Cup International Chess Festival 9-16 July 2022 in Rasht, Gilan, Iran

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

This is the official invitation for participation in the “1st Gilan International Cup” which will be held in Rasht, Gilan, Iran, from 8th of July (arrival) till 16th of July (departure) 2022. The Tournament will be organized and held by Gilan Chess Association under the auspices of Chess Federation of I.R.IRAN. Download 1st Gilan International … Continue reading 1st Gilan Cup International Chess Festival 9-16 July 2022 in Rasht, Gilan, Iran