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Solo Leaders Emerge at Asian Youth Chess Championship Halfway Mark

- Abundo 15 Jun, 2024

Solo leaders have emerged after five rounds of the Asian Youth Chess Championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Visit chess-results.com for round by round standings and links to live games and official site. Eldar Orozbaev of Kyrgyzstan leads the under-18 boys alone with 5 points. Ragavesh Velavaa of India leads the under-16 boys alone with 4.5 points. … Continue reading Solo Leaders Emerge at Asian Youth Chess Championship Halfway Mark

Andrew Elpedes Wins IIEE Pampanga Independence Day Chess Tournament

- Abundo 13 Jun, 2024

Andrew Elpedes swept his assignments and scored 5.0 points to win the Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines (IIEE) Pampanga Independence Day chess tournament held 12th June 2024 in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines. Elpedes opened his campaign with a win over Ryan Dimayuga then followed it with victories over IIEE National Past President Engr. Allan … Continue reading Andrew Elpedes Wins IIEE Pampanga Independence Day Chess Tournament

Kazybek Nogerbek is World Junior Champion, Divya Deshmukh Wins World Girls

- Abundo 13 Jun, 2024

IM Kazybek Nogerbek of Kazakhstan beat erstwhile solo leader GM Mamikon Gharibyan of Armenia in the final round to win the World Junior Chess Championship held 2-13 June 2024 in Gujarat, India. Nogerbek prevailed in the Buchholz cut-1 tie break over GM Emin Ohanyan of Armenia who won the silver medal with similar 8.5 score. … Continue reading Kazybek Nogerbek is World Junior Champion, Divya Deshmukh Wins World Girls

GM Gharibyan, IM Deshmukh Lead World Juniors and Girls Championships

- Abundo 13 Jun, 2024

GM Mamikon Gharibyan of Armenia (above left) beat IM Rudik Makarian of Russia in the 10th round to grab solo lead with 8 points after the penultimate round of the World Junior Chess Championship in Gujarat, India. Four players are in second slot with 7.5 points each, namely IM Kazybek Nogerbek of Kazakhstan, GM Emin … Continue reading GM Gharibyan, IM Deshmukh Lead World Juniors and Girls Championships

5-Way Tie for Lead in World Juniors, Divya Deshmukh Leads World Girls

- Abundo 12 Jun, 2024

Five boys share the lead with two rounds remaining in the World Juniors Chess Championship in Gujarat, India. Tied with 7 points each out of 9 rounds are IM Nogerbek Kazybek of Kazakhstan, IM Rudik Makarian of Russia playing under the FIDE flag, GM Cardoso Gabriel of Colombia, IM Daniel Quizon of the Philippines and … Continue reading 5-Way Tie for Lead in World Juniors, Divya Deshmukh Leads World Girls

Kazakhstan, India, Vietnam Top Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship

- Abundo 11 Jun, 2024

Kazakhstan topped the Rapid Chess event with four gold medals followed by India in second slot with three golds and Vietnam in third slot. A record 649 players from 33 countries are competing in the Asian Youth Chess Championship which began 9th June 2024 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Visit chess-results.com for round by round results and … Continue reading Kazakhstan, India, Vietnam Top Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship

Recarte Tiauson Wins 5th Mayor Fermin Mabulo Open Invitational Chess Tournament

- Abundo 11 Jun, 2024

Recarte Tiauson of Barangay Mabca Municipality of Sagñay, Camarines Sur won the 5th Mayor Fermin Mabulo Open Invitational Chess Tournament held June 8 to 9, 2024 in San Fernando, Camarines Sur, Philippines. The 36-year-old Tiauson bagged the top spot after registering the highest output of 6.5 points. He had previously won the Jesse Robredo Memorial … Continue reading Recarte Tiauson Wins 5th Mayor Fermin Mabulo Open Invitational Chess Tournament

Asian Youth Chess Championship Starts in Almaty, Kazakhstan

- Abundo 10 Jun, 2024

A record 649 players from 33 countries are competing in the 26th Asian Youth Chess Championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Visit chess-results.com for round by round results and standings and the Kazakhstan Chess Federation instagram site for photos and videos. Asian Chess Federation Vice President GM Darmen Sadvakasov, first Vice President of Kazakhstan Chess Federation, delivering … Continue reading Asian Youth Chess Championship Starts in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Kazybek Nogerbek and Divya Deshmukh Lead World Juniors and Girls

- Abundo 10 Jun, 2024

Kazybek Nogerbek of Kazakhstan (photo above) and IM Divya Deshmukh (photo below) grabbed solo lead in the open and girls divisions, respectively, each with six points out of seven rounds midway in the 11-round World Juniors and Girls in Gujarat, India. Five players including WGM Rakshitta Ravi are trailing by a half point at 5.5/7 … Continue reading Kazybek Nogerbek and Divya Deshmukh Lead World Juniors and Girls

Jirah Floravie Cutiyogn Wins the 1st BGA Realty Rapid Chess Tournament

- Abundo 10 Jun, 2024

Fifteen-year-old Jirah Floravie Cutiyog won the 1st BGA Realty CEO Pres. Gerry Bustamante 1900 and Below Rapid Chess Tournament held 9th June 2024 at the Robinsons Place Imus in Cavite, Philippines. The pride of General Trias City swept her assignments and scored 6.0 points in a field of 82 players. Cutiyog opened her campaign with … Continue reading Jirah Floravie Cutiyogn Wins the 1st BGA Realty Rapid Chess Tournament