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Asian Online Nations Cup Knockout Starts Friday

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Asian Online Nations Cup resumes 10am (UAE time GMT+4) Friday, 23rd October with the exciting quarterfinal knockout matches in both the open and the women’s divisions. Visit chess-results.com for team pairings and to download pgn files. Games are also broadcast on chessbomb.com. David and Goliath matches for men pit Iran vs. Singapore, Kazakhstan vs. … Continue reading Asian Online Nations Cup Knockout Starts Friday

Board Medalists in Asian Online Nations Cup

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

  Congratulations to the board medalists in the Asian Online Nations Cup Chess Team Championship. Gold medalists are in photo above, from left, Board 1 GM Rinay Jumabayev of Kazakhstan, Board 2 GM Susanto Megaranto of Indonesia, Board 3 IM Paulo Beresamina of the Philippines, Board 4 GM Anuar Ismagambetov of Kazakhstan and Board 5 … Continue reading Board Medalists in Asian Online Nations Cup

India Leads 8 Women’s Teams Into Asian Online Nations Cup Quarterfinals

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Indian women’s team and seven others qualified into the quarterfinals of the Asian Online Nations Cup Chess Team Championship on Chess.com. Joining India in the exciting knockout phase are, in order of finish, Philippines, Iran, Vietnam, Mongolia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Kyrgyzstan. Visit chess-results.com for results and standings and to download pgn files. The … Continue reading India Leads 8 Women’s Teams Into Asian Online Nations Cup Quarterfinals

FIDE Arbiters Seminar Online in Arabic

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

FIDE and Asian Chess Federation are conducting a FIDE Arbiters Seminar by FIDE Rules Commission Chairman Abdulrahim Mahdi in Arabic language online in Zoom. The seminar was opened 17 Oct. by FIDE Executive Director Victor Bologan and FIDE Arbiters Commission Chairman Laurent Freyd. Attending the brief opening ceremony were Asian Chess Federation Executive Director Casto … Continue reading FIDE Arbiters Seminar Online in Arabic

Eight Teams Qualify to Exciting Knockout Stage of Asian Online Nations Cup

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

  The all-GM Iranian team leads 8 qualifying teams into the exciting knockout phase of the Asian Online Nations Cup Open Chess Team Championship. Iran, headed by GM Pouya Idani (in photo above), topped the 9-round Swiss system preliminaries with 15 match points despite losing to Mongolia 1.5-2.5 in Sunday’s last round. Mongolia and the … Continue reading Eight Teams Qualify to Exciting Knockout Stage of Asian Online Nations Cup

Philippines, India, Iran Lead Women’s Asian Online Nations Cup

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Philippine women’s team edged favoured Iran 2.5-1.5 to share 3-way lead with Iran and India after 6 rounds of the Asian Online Nations Cup Women’s Chess Team Championship in Chess.com. Visit chess-results.com for all round pairings, results, standings and to download pgn files. The Filipina women, in photo from left, WGM Janelle May Frayna, … Continue reading Philippines, India, Iran Lead Women’s Asian Online Nations Cup

Iran Men Grab Solo Lead in Asian Online Nations Cup

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Iran men’s team beat the Philippines and Singapore, and drew with erstwhile co-leader Kazakhstan in Friday’s three rounds to grab solo lead with 11 match points after 6 rounds of the Asian Online Nations Cup Chess Team Championship on Friday in Chess.com. Australia and Kazakhstan are in second slot with 10 match points each … Continue reading Iran Men Grab Solo Lead in Asian Online Nations Cup

Asian Online Nations Cup for Women Resumes Saturday

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Asian Online Nations Cup for Women resumes 10am Saturday (UAE time) 17 October as leaders face off with Indonesia vs. Vietnam and Iran vs. Kazakhstan. The Indonesian women’s team is composed of, in photo above from left, IM Irine Kharisma Sukandar, IM Aulia Medina Warda, WIM Chelsie Monica Ignesias Sihite, WIM Dita Karenza and … Continue reading Asian Online Nations Cup for Women Resumes Saturday

Asian Online Nations Cup Open Resumes Friday

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Asian Online Nations Cup Open resumes 10am Friday (UAE time) 16 October as leaders face off with Kazakhstan vs. Mongolia and Philippines vs. Iran. The Kazakhstan team is composed of (in photo, from left, GMs Rinat Jumabayev, Rustam Khusnutdinov, Murtas Kazhgaleyev and Anuar Ismagambetov. Kazakhstan, with an average rating of 2516, is heavily favoured … Continue reading Asian Online Nations Cup Open Resumes Friday

Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Iran and Indonesian Women Lead Asian Online Nations Cup

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Kazakhstan and three other teams grabbed early lead with 6 match points and 11.5 game points after three rounds of the women’s division of the Asian Online Nations Cup on Chess.com. Tied in match points with Kazakhstan but trailing in game points are Vietnam, 11 game points, and Indonesia and Iran with 9 game points … Continue reading Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Iran and Indonesian Women Lead Asian Online Nations Cup