World Championship 2019 started

2019 World championship started in Ivory Coast. 2 players from China and Mongolia are representing Asia there.
In 1st round of the 20 players round robin tournament GMI Pan Yiming (China) could win Pan-American grandmaster Guno Burleson while Mongolian MI Tserenbyamba Otgonbileg was unlucky against GMI Ivan Trofimov (Russia).
It is just a start as 18 more rounds to go.

Tournament website: https://www.fijdci.com
Results & Games: https://results.fmjd.org/tournaments/2019/f_2370/

Photos by Xie Fang (China)