Entertainment as well as battle at the 14th ASEAN Age-Group Chess Championships
Here's a cool report via Fide on the 14th ASEAN Age-Group Chess Championship in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
In the afternoon the tournament became more serious with the first round of the Standard Chess Championships. Vietnam, the tournament favourites, face a strong challenge from the Philippine camp. Games from the top boards are available for download in PGN format on the tournament website: 14thaseanagegroupchess.com, and results of all sections can be found at chess-results.com
Delegates from eight countries - Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - were present for their annual meeting, along with ACC President Ignatius Leong, at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel. Amongst other items on the agenda, it was agreed that the next Age-Group Championships will be held in the Philippines.
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