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08 Jun 2022 | Wed 17:09
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih playing chess with a youngster
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih playing chess with a youngster
Presidents Office
Western Asian Junior Chess Championship
First-ever int'l chess championship to be hosted by Maldives, slated for June 16
 
The championship was organized by the Maldives Chess Association
 
This is the biggest international championship to be held in Maldives, in the history of chess
 
The championship will be held from June 16 - 23

Maldives is to host its first-ever international chess championship.

The championship, titled “Western Asian Junior Chess Championship 2022”, is slated to begin on June 16.

The nine-day championship, organized by the Maldives Chess Association, will end on June 23.

A total of nine countries will be joining the championship, deemed the biggest international championship to be hosted by the Maldives, to date.

Teams from Maldives, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be competing in the championship.

The championship is on the theme “Smart kids – use only non-violent solutions to problems”.

The championship will proceed under six age groups, in both women’s and men’s divisions.

Last updated at: 3 months ago
Reviewed by: Fathimath Zuhaira
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