T.Munkhzul becomes Mongolia's first female medalist of continental championship

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munkhzul@montsame.gov.mn
2019-06-18 14:43:08

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 2019 Asian Continental Chess Championship took place in Xingtai, China on June 7-15, with involvement of more than 100 athletes from over 20 countries.


Mongolia was represented by IM and Woman Grandmaster B.Munguntuul, IM N.Battulga, IM S.Bilguun, Woman FIDE Master T.Munkhzul and FIDE Master G.Amartuvshin.

 

During the championship, T.Munkhzul won a bronze medal as she scored six from nine matches. It made her Mongolia’s first female chess player who has won a medal from the Asian Continental Championship.  

 

Grandmaster B.Munguntuul also competed in the women’s matches, placing 9th with 5.5 points.