Friday, November 02, 2007
Men's & Women's Individual Classical Chess MAIGOC 2007
(Pictures taken from MAIGOC website)
Ni Hua of China and Zhu Chen of Qatar won the individual championship for men and women, in classical chess at the Asian Indoor Games in Macau. Ni Hua scored 1.5-0.5 against Murtas Kazhgaleyev of Kazakhstan who won silver while Zhu Chen beat Hou Yifan of China with the same score who won silver. Winning the bronze medals were Harika Dronavali and Siti Zulaikha of Malaysia in the women`s. Mas Hafizulhelmi of Malaysia and Gundavaa Bayarsaihan of Mongolia won the bronze medals for men.