Chess. The Asian Championship has started in Tashkent
These days, the capital hosts the XVII Asian Chess Championship among schoolchildren.
In addition to our compatriots, about 400 juniors and juniors from Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, the United Arab Emirates took part in the competition at the age of 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17 years under the flag of FIDE. the girls are pushing the pieces to victory.
Yesterday, July 14, the champions were named on the Rapid Route. According to him, our team, which won 4 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze medals, a total of 14 medals, became the first in the team competition. The top three teams included Mongolia (4 gold, 1 silver) and India (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze).
Since today, young chess players have been fighting in the classical direction. Matches last 9 rounds. Also on July 20, on the “International Chess Day”, the strongest will be selected through the BLIS championship.
FIDE masters and chess candidates for FIDE masters also participate in the continental championship in Tashkent.