D.Unurzul brings silver from World Cadets Championships 2016

D.Unurzul, first from left

The top 18 junior chess players of Mongolia competed in the World Cadets U8, U10, U12 Championships 2016, which was held in Batumi, Georgia from October 18 to 31.

Chess player D.Unurzul won a silver medal in the girls’ U8 category with nine wins. She competed against 85 players from other countries. D.Unurzul previously won a bronze medal at the World Junior Chess Championship and a silver medal from the Asian Championship. She is the younger sister of world champion D.Munkhzul.

A total of 722 chess player from 66 countries competed in the tournament.

The USA ranked first in the medal tally, and Russia and Turkmenistan placed second and third.

Silver medalist of the World Junior Championship Ye.Tugstumur came in fourth place in the boys’ U10 category.

Asian champion B.Mungunzul came in sixth place in the girls’ U12 category, while world champion D.Munkhzul placed seventh in the girls’ U10 event.


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