MAKITA Women's Chess: Indonesia Beats France
Indonesia also dominated the individual awards cumulating scores from all events, Medina Warda Aulia first with 7.5/9, Sophie Millet second with 6.5 points,and Irine Kharisma Sukandar and Dewi AA Citra sharing third and fourth with 4.5 points each. In a grand day of chess, visiting Hou Yifan was a guest at the match and gave a simultaneous exhibition to a large group of strong players drawn from young talents from national youth teams and students from the chess school. Utut Adianto was guest of honour at the closing ceremony while long time Indonesia chess patron and match sponsor Eka Wirya gave away the prizes.
The MAKITA Women Chess Match offered a total prize fund of USD 12,000 with all participants winning generous prizes.