Umida Omonova from Surkhandarya became the champion of the Asian Youth ChessAsian Youth Chess Championship is being held in Thailand. Girls U12 Blitz tournaments were held on April 8. Umida Omonova, who scored 7.5 points, won the gold medal. This was reported by the Press Service of Uzbekistan Chess Federation.
The Blitz was conducted in the age categories up to 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18. Competitions were held on the Swiss system in nine rounds with a time control of 3 minutes + 2 seconds.
FM Abdimalik Abdisalimov won the second place with seven scores among boys under the age of 16.
The top five blitz players also included – WCM Julia Hegay among girls U14, with six points, Muzaffarjon Eminjonov (5.5 points) among boys U18, WCM Odina Olimova (5 points) among girls U10.
Today, Thailand is hosting the final, ninth round of the Asian Championship in Standard Chess and the awarding ceremony of winners.
Ablay Kamalov, UzA