2016

1st East Asian Youth Championship

The 1st East Asian Youth Chess Championship has been completed in the city of Kangwon-do, South Korea. Something of importance was the South Korean Chess Federation President, In Suk Hyun, invited the North Korean Chess Federation to join the East Asian Youth Championships.

The tournament had 14 countries represented from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam.

There was open categories for under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 20 and one girl’s section in the under 10.

High One Hotel

Here are the following winners for each of the sections and best girl too:

U8
Enkh-amgalan Amgalantengis Mongolia – Open 8.5/9
Farah Liyana Salihan Malaysia – Girls 5/9

U10
Richard Meng New Zealand 8/9

G10
Munkhtur Tergel Mongolia 7/9

U12
Ganzorig Amartuvshin Mongolia – Open 8.5/9
Seyeon Lee South Korea – Girls 6/9

U14
Ochirkhuya Ulziikhishigjargal Mongolia – Open and Girls 7/9

U16
Dang Hong Phuc Nguyen Vietnam – Open 7.5

U20
Muhammad Lufti Ali Singapore – Open 7/9
Shanti Nur Abidah Indonesia – Girls 5/9

Full results and statistics can be found here: http://www.chess-results.com/tnr232986.aspx?lan=1

Full results and statistics of the blitz event here: http://www.chess-results.com/tnr233490.aspx?lan=1

Jamie Kenmure

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