Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Three share Asian Chess lead  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 21/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Gms adhiban of india maghami of iran and yangyi of china score victories

gm ehsan ghaem maghami gm pentala harikrishna yu yangyi tan zhongyi harika dronavali and zhansaya abdumalik seen with elias khairallah hassan malallah hisham al taher shaikh saud bin abdulaziz al mualla jamal modfa and rajai al susi after the asian blitz chess championship. — supplied photos

grandmasters b. adhiban of india ehsan ghaem maghami of iran and yu yangyi of china beat their respective third round opponents to share the lead with three points each in the asian continental chess championship open division at the sharjah chess club in sharjah while in the women’s division former asian women’s champion irene sukandar of indonesia and six others are tied for the lead at 2.5 points each.

adhiban crushed the sicilian defence of compatriot g.n. gopal in a marathon 93 moves and six hours of play. adhiban had three pieces against queen and forced gopal to exchange the queen for two pieces to prevent mate.

ghaem maghami needed only 37 moves to outwit the sicilian defence of indian gm krishnan sasikiran. the iranian champion was able to advance his queenside pawns to threaten promotion. yu yangyi beat local hero salem a. r. saleh in 40 moves of another sicilian defence. the chinese master penetrated salem’s second rank with rook and queen and captured two pawns to transition to a won endgame.

four players follow a half point behind the leaders at 2.5 points each namely gms ziaur rahman of bangladesh rustam kasimdzhanov of uzbekistan and chinese gms bu xiangzhi and wen yang.

twen three players trail at two points each in the race for five places to advance to the world cup. sixty four players from 21 countries are competing in the open division including 32 grandmasters 11 international masters and 6 fide masters.

in the women’s division tied for the lead at 2.5 points each are irene sukandar of indonesia and six others namely 13-year-old zhansaya abdumalik of kazakhstan nguyen thi thanh an of vietnam ni shiqun of china sarasadat khademalsharieh and atousa pourkashiyan of iran and gong qianyun of singapore.

sukandar beat wgm mary ann gomes of india nguyen thi beat im tania sachdev of india ni shiqun beat wfm hulkar tohirjonova gong beat hoang thi nhu of vietnam while abdumalik and khademalsharieh drew with each other. thirty two women are vying for the title and the chance to advance to the women’s world championship.

a 5000 blitz championship (five-minutes per player) was held yesterday and yu yangyi of china emerged champion with 7.5 points out of nine rounds. gms pentala harikrishna of india and ehsan ghaem maghami of iran shared second and third places in the open at 7 points each. in the women’s division tan zhongyi of china won the title undefeated with eight points followed by gm harika dronavalli of india and 13-year-old wim abdumalik zhansaya of kazakhstan in second and third with 6.5 points each.

all games are broadcast live on the official site with photo gallery daily interviews and video links. visit chess-results.com for standings and results. the tournament is open free to the public from 3pm daily at the sharjah chess club the biggest chess club in the world.


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 29 2016 - Middle East's Leading Supplier of Aggregates and Asphalt Chooses ORION ERP Suite to Consolidate its Country OperationsMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) After the recent acquisition of six companies in the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar, Middle East's leading supplier of aggregates and asphalt has chosen 3i Infotech's flagship ...

 Aug 29 2016 - New report defines world-class apprenticeships as those rooted in sector skills, knowledge and progression to employmentMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) A new report has been released in the Middle East from the University of Derby, supported by Pearson, which looks at some of the world's most heralded apprenticeship systems. The ...

 Aug 29 2016 - New report defines world-class apprenticeships as those rooted in sector skills, knowledge and progression to employmentMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) A new report has been released in the Middle East from the University of Derby, supported by Pearson, which looks at some of the world's most heralded apprenticeship systems. The ...

 Aug 29 2016 - New report defines world-class apprenticeships as those rooted in sector skills, knowledge and progression to employmentMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) A new report has been released in the Middle East from the University of Derby, supported by Pearson, which looks at some of the world's most heralded apprenticeship systems. The ...

 Aug 29 2016 - Trend Micro 1H Security Roundup Report Showcases Evolution of Ransomware and BEC ScamsMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Dubai, United Arab Emirates As Trend Micro predicted, 2016 has proven to be a year of online extortion through various malicious attack methods. Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; ...

 Aug 29 2016 - Learningonline.xyz Supports UN Global Goals for Quality Education with its Online TESOL Program for Language TeachersMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Learningonline.xyz Supports UN Global Goals for Quality Education with its Online TESOL Program for Language Teachers The Global Goals for Quality Education are vital for the ...

 Aug 29 2016 - UN's Ban Ki Moon urged to listen to Northern Provincial Council leaders & not to Colombo based MP's: Tamils for ObamaMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) UN's Ban Ki Moon urged to listen to Northern Provincial Council leaders & not to Colombo based MP's: Tamils for Obama NEW YORK, USA, August 29, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Tamils ...

 Aug 29 2016 - Industrial Robotic Software Market - Structure, Size, Trends, Analysis and Outlook 2016-2022MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Industrial Robotic Software Market - Structure, Size, Trends, Analysis and Outlook 2016-2022 Robotic software is an important component of industrial robotic system and plays a core ...

 Aug 29 2016 - Sonbranch Music Releases Restored, Delivering Music of Healing and Comfort to Those Who Are HurtingMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Sonbranch Music Releases Restored, Delivering Music of Healing and Comfort to Those Who Are Hurting ORANGE COUNTY, CA, UNITED STATES, August 28, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Sonbranch ...

 Aug 29 2016 - Indagem Tech Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Fund Mobile Security Lost-Item Tracker SystemMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Indagem Tech Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Fund Mobile Security Lost-Item Tracker System UMS HomeShield Monitoring anything UMS HomeShield Track anything UMS HomeShield Smart ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help