Chess master Khoi wins Asian standard title

Chess master Nguyen Anh Khoi bagged his second gold medal at the ongoing 2019 Asian Junior (Open and Girls) Chess Championship after beating Jeth Morado at the standard chess event on July 7.

Chess master Nguyen Anh Khoi bags his second gold medal at the ongoing 2019 Asian Junior (Open and Girls) Chess Championship. (Photo: vnexpress.net)



Khoi entered the standard chess competition as the top seed with an Elo ratingof 2,516. He trounced his rival after 36 moves.

Earlier, he put up a terrific display and won the rapid title.

Following the championship, Khoi has an Elo rating of 2,754. Anyone with Elorating from 2,700 is considered as super grandmaster.

The 2019 Asian Junior Chess Championship takes place in Solo, Indonesia on July2-8, and features three categories of rapid, blitz and standard chess.

This year’s event attracted 34 maleand 36 female from Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan,Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

Excellent chess players include Alireza Firouzja with Elo rating of 2,685,Parham Maghsoodloo with 2,656 and Nihal Sarin with 2,610.-VNA

 
 
 
 
 
 
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