Uzbekistan Dominates Western Asia Youth Print
Monday, 26 November 2018 11:26

Uzbekistan emerged the top federation in the Western Asia Youth Chess Championship held 16 to 23 November 2018 in Tashken, Uzbekistan.

Over 250 participants from eleven countries participated in the Championship. Visit for final standings and results. Here are the gold, silver and bronze medalists per category.

WAYCC table

Top3FedsTop three Federations by ranking of standard chess medals in all categories. Uzbekistan took first place with 9 gold medals, Kazakhstan followed in second with 2 gold and 1 silver medal, Iran took third place with 2 gold medals

A view of the playing hall

Asian Chess Federation General Secrerary Hisham Al Taher (right) receives the award from Organizing Committee Chairman Husan Turdaliev

Award for the Chairman of Board of the Abu Dhabi Chess Club Mr. Husain Abdulla Al Khoori (right)

Award for the Executive Director of the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club Mr. Rajai Alsusi (right)

First Vice President of the Uzbekistan Chess Federation and the Chief Arbiter of the tournament Mr. Husan Turdialiev(center) was presented a special gift from the Abu Dhabi Chess Club

Chess players from Uzbekistan successfully participated in the event, gathering 91 medals out of the 144 available
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