Khoi wins Asian blitz chess championship

Monday, 2014-06-30 11:50:52
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Champion Nguyen Anh Khoi
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Nhan Dan Online – Nguyen Anh Khoi, FIDE master and former world U10 champion, has won a gold medal in the U12 category of standard chess at the Asian Youth Chess Championship held in Uzbekistan. 

As per experts’ predictions, Khoi took lead with totally 7.5 points after finishing nine standard matches. Khoi had a mere half-point after being defeated by Shamsiddin Vokhi (Uzbekistan) in the eighth game, and the ninth game with Abilmansur Abdilkhair (Kazakhstan) ended in a draw.

Not only the champion in the standard chess, Khoi also topped the blitz event with six points after seven games, bring home two gold medals from the championship.