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The Western Asian Online Youth Chess Championships 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

After the 2nd day Harshana Thilakarathne is in clear lead at the under 18 boys with 5 ½ out of 6 and Dahamdi Sanudula and Oshini Devinya Gunawardena are having 5 points out of 6 games and following the leaders closely. The Western Asian Online Youth Chess Championships conducted by the Asian Chess Federation and … Continue reading The Western Asian Online Youth Chess Championships 2021

Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grand Masters Chess Starts in Bangladesh

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Games of the Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2021, sponsored by the Canadian University, Bangladesh and organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation began (Sunday) at 3:00 PM at Amrokanon, Level-9, Hotel 71, Shahid Nazrul Islam Sarani, Bijoy Nagar, Dhaka. In the first round match, Bangladesh’s FIDE Master Sheikh Nasir Ahmed created a stir by … Continue reading Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grand Masters Chess Starts in Bangladesh

Congratulations to New President of Mongolian Chess Federation

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Congratulations to Mr. Gurvanbaatar Erdenebaatar on his election as President of the Mongolian Chess Federation. Mr. Gurvanbaatar was elected by a landslide of 122 out of 171 votes. WGM Enkhtuul Altan-Ulzii was appointed General Secretary. Asian Chess Federation President Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan has sent a letter of congratulations to President Gurvanbaatar and … Continue reading Congratulations to New President of Mongolian Chess Federation

Western Asia Youth Online Chess Championships Opens. Indians in Lead

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Western Asia Online Chess Championships started on 18th  of September 2021 with the participation of more than 850 players from 15 Countries on the Totnelo Platform. The Countries of Bangladesh, India, Iran, Jorden, Kazakhstan. Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan. Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Palestine, Syria, UAE, Uzbekistan and Sri Lanka are in the race for the championships. Visit … Continue reading Western Asia Youth Online Chess Championships Opens. Indians in Lead

Laguna HeroesTrounce Olongapo Rainbow Team 7 in PCAP

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—The Laguna Heroes recovered from a setback to the Manila Indios Bravos by blasting the Olongapo Rainbow Team 7, 17-4, in the third conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament via chess.com Saturday, September 18, 2021. Grandmaster John Paul Gomez bested National Master Levi Mercado to power … Continue reading Laguna HeroesTrounce Olongapo Rainbow Team 7 in PCAP

Iloilo Wins 2nd PCAP GM Wesley So Cup

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines— The Professional Chess Association of the Philippines held Awards Ceremonies today 15th September 2021 for the 2nd PCAP series. Iloilo Kisela Knights clinched the second Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) title dubbed as GM Wesley So Cup after beating San Juan Predators in their two-leg encounter, 13-8 (first … Continue reading Iloilo Wins 2nd PCAP GM Wesley So Cup

N1 IIEE National Chess Olympiad opening attracted 96 players

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino The N1 IIEE National Chess Olympiad opening ceremony attracted 96 players on the chapter team battle game held last September 10 at 9pm and 90 players on 7pm Regional Team battle. Chapter team Bracket A winners:  IIEE Iloilo emerged on top followed by IIEE Southern Laguna (SLC) and IIEE CDO.  Eric Frigillana … Continue reading N1 IIEE National Chess Olympiad opening attracted 96 players

Dr Muhammad Ayoub Wins CM Mir Balak Sher Invitational

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Balochistan Chess Association organized another mega event “CM Mir Balak Sher khan invitational chess championship 2021”, under the umbrella of the Chess Federation of Pakistan. The event was organized in honor of the first international title holder for the region. The Association is the most active in country and in just 6 months, has organized … Continue reading Dr Muhammad Ayoub Wins CM Mir Balak Sher Invitational

India, Iran, Malaysia Top Asian University Men’s Team Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

GM Abhimanyu Puranik topped the individual championship and led the Indian team to victory in the Asian University Men’s Team Championship held over the weekend of 10-12 September 2021 on Tornelo. Puranik scored 7.5 points in the 9-round Swiss to lead India’s 24 point tally for the team gold medal. Indian teammates (l to r) … Continue reading India, Iran, Malaysia Top Asian University Men’s Team Championship

Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—The 2nd season of the N1 IIEE National Chess Olympiad will be underway on September 10, 2021.  There will be 24 chapter teams which are bracketed into 4 based on the team average LiChess ratings of its 4 players.  There will also be 10 Regional teams that will play for the … Continue reading Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers Chess Championship