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Adhiban won silver at Asian Continental Chess Championship

Apr 28, 2014 11:33 IST

Grand Master Adhiban won silver medal at the Asian Continental Chess Championship held in Sharjah on 26 April 2014. With this silver he got an entry in the World Chess Cup 2015 that will be held at Baku, Azerbaijan.

Adhiban ended up with 6.5 points whereas Yu Yangyi of China won the gold medal ending with 7 points. Ni Hua of China won bronze medal with 6.5 points.  Rustam Kasimdzhanov stood at the fourth place (6 points) and Weng Yan of China at the fifth place (6.5 points).

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In the women's championship, Irine Kharisma Sukandar of Indonesia won the gold medal. Atousa Pourkashiyan of Iran won the silver and Tan Zhongyi of China got bronze.

The 13th Asian Continental Chess Championship and Women’s Chess Championships 2014 was held from 16 April to 26 April 2014 in Sharjah, UAE. The top five of Asian Continental Championship 2014 will qualify for the World Cup Championship 2015.

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