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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

Western Asia Youth Chess Championship Starts

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Western Asia Youth Chess Championship with standard time control has started with early leaders from various countries. Visit chess-results.com for standings and round by round results. Above is Team Maldives, the largest delegation befitting the host country. The festival is held in six age groups for boys and girls. Nine countries are competing in … Continue reading Western Asia Youth Chess Championship Starts

India Leads Gold Medal Haul in Western Asia Youth Rapid Chess Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

India won five gold medals followed by Kazakhstan with 3 golds, Uzbekistan 2 and Kyrgyzstan and Bangladesh with one each in the Western Asia Youth Rapid Chess Championships held 16th June. The tournament was opened by host Maldives Chess Association President Husain Shiyan together with Zone 3.2 President Syed Shahab Uddin of Bangladesh, Zone 3.4 … Continue reading India Leads Gold Medal Haul in Western Asia Youth Rapid Chess Championships

Dambasuren Batsuren and Altan-Ulzii Enkhtuul Win Mongolian Open and Women’s Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Mongolian Championship 2022 in open and women sections took place from May 12-23, 2022, in Chinggis, Khentii. Both tournaments, 12-player round-robins with classical time control, were held simultaneously in the same venue. The second-rated participant, 18-year old Dambasuren Batsuren, turned in a commanding performance and claimed his maiden title at the fourth attempt. The champion scored an … Continue reading Dambasuren Batsuren and Altan-Ulzii Enkhtuul Win Mongolian Open and Women’s Championships