Mongolian chess player N.Sodbilegt won a gold medal in the boys’ U7 category of the 16th World School Chess Championships. which took place from December 2 to 12 in Sochi, Russia.
The World School Chess Championships attracted 458 competitors from 35 countries. Mongolia was represented by 21 chess players.
Mongolian chess players A.Enkhtuul, B.Baasansuren, Ye.Tugstumur, D.Amartuvshin and
Ts.Lkhagvasuren won gold medals from previous World School Championships.
The Mongolian team returned home on December 14. Vice president of the Mongolian Chess Federation T.Sumiya and executive director of the federation B.Naranbaatar welcomed them at Chinggis Khaan International Airport.