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1st Annual Asian Chess Excellence Awards – Video

After the conclusion of the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships in Dubai, there was a ceremony of the 1st Annual Asian Chess Excellence Awards.

The winners are Viswanathan Anand, Yu Yangyi and Le Quang Liem. The prizes were awarded by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Continental President for Asia Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al-Nehyan.

Vijay Kumar has the video from the ceremony, including a brief statement by Anand.

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