News Update
  1. Prize winners’ List
  2. Rd 9 – Wei Ming earns final GM norm and Gong Qianyun makes WGM title
  3. Rd 8 – Batchuluun and Wei Ming in cruise mode
  4. Rd 7 – Batchuluun and Wei Ming leave the rest in dust with the only wins of the round
  5. Rd 6 – A mind boggling round with many twists and turns…

Event Day 4

June 11, 2018
Sponsors’ Challenge – NM Urcan edges out IM Hsu 1.5-0.5

We held the sponsors’ challenge this morning and NM Olimpiu Urcan overcame IM Hsu Li Yang 1.5-0.5. In the first game, Li Yang essayed the QGD, a line he had handed the ‘Angmo’ some beatings in the past. This time, Urcan was better prepared and held the advantage right into the late middlegame when the…

June 11, 2018
Rd 5 – Decisive games all the way as Batchuluun continues to lead

Cover Pic:  IM Dr Hsu Li Yang (aka ‘The Legend’) examines the games of round 5 (Li Yang was the one who came up with the idea of this event!) Right smack in the middle of the tourney, we saw the contestants in an uncompromising mood, fighting all the way to a round of decisive…