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.
Here are the following winners for each of the sections and best girl too:
Enkh-amgalan Amgalantengis Mongolia – Open 8.5/9
Farah Liyana Salihan Malaysia – Girls 5/9
Richard Meng New Zealand 8/9
Munkhtur Tergel Mongolia 7/9
Ganzorig Amartuvshin Mongolia – Open 8.5/9
Seyeon Lee South Korea – Girls 6/9
Ochirkhuya Ulziikhishigjargal Mongolia – Open and Girls 7/9
Dang Hong Phuc Nguyen Vietnam – Open 7.5
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