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Sanal Vahap defends the title of Turkish Champion

22-years old Grandmaster Sanal Vahap defended the title of the Turkish Chess Champion, in the recently played Turkish Chess Championship, which took place from 13-21 November 2020 in Kemer, Antalya.

Sanal Vahap won the event convincingly, as the top seed, scoring 7 points out of 9 played games. Second place came to IM Melih Yurtseven with 6.5 points, and bronze went to IM Gokerkan Cem Kaan with 6 points.

The total prize fund of the event was around 7.000 EUR, with 2.500 EUR reserved for the 2020 Turkish Champion.

The tournament was broadcasted LIVE together with commentary through Turkish Chess Federation Youtube Channel.

Official Website of the event

Sanal Vahap defends the title of Turkish Champion

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