Vietnam Grabs Overall Trophy in 8th ASEAN Youth 2007 Print
Friday, 06 July 2007 00:00
Vietnam children won the overall trophy in the 8th ASEAN Youth Championships organized by the ASEAN Chess Confederation 13-22 June 2007 in Pattaya, Thailand. The developmental event saw hundreds of children from the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Brunei and Thailand with guest players from Korea and India. Categories were under-8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 for boys and girls. For parents, a new Seniors event was introduced. See photos. Vietnam children won the overall trophy in the 8th ASEAN Youth Championships organized by the ASEAN Chess Confederation 13-22 June 2007 in Pattaya, Thailand. The developmental event saw hundreds of children from the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Brunei and Thailand with guest players from Korea and India. Categories were under-8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 for boys and girls. For parents, a new Seniors event was introduced.



ASEAN Chess Confederation president Ignatius Leong awarding the overall Cup to Vietnamese Sports representative.



Medal winners from Vietnam with Vietnamese Chess Federation Deputy President Dang Tat Thang at far right.



Gold medalists from the Philippines. (Rear, L-R) GM Joey Antonio (Coach), Haridas Pascua (Boys U14 Standard & Blitz), Paulo James Florendo (B-U18 Rapid), FIDE delegate Casto Abundo, Ignatius Leong, Kimberly Jane Cunanan (G-16U Rapid), Vince Angelo Medina (B-12U Team Blitz), IA Willie Abalos (Delegation Head)
(Front L-R) Eugene Samonte (B-12U Team Blitz), Antoinette San Diego (G-8U Blitz), Samantha Glo Revita (G-8U Standard). Not in photo is Dominique Lagula (B-12U Team Blitz)



Celine Leong (right) awarding medals.



Myanmar Chess Federation president Maung Maung Lwin (left) doing the honors.



Doting parents turn photographers at the awards ceremony.
 
banner_president_200
 banner ptwitter
banner_ratings_200
banner norway2014 195px
banner fidearena new
banner comm events
banner comm rules
banner comm pairings
banner_sportaccord2012
banner_fidecis195
banner_suggest
facebook twitter gplus rss
Banner
banner_video50
banner_bids50
© 2008 World Chess Federation   |  FIDE News RSS Feed   |   Powered by Turkish Chess Federation