Kazakhstan is leading in Open categories


GMI Zhekeev Mirat among men and Zhumagaldiyeva Altynai among women are at the top of their respective categories at Asian Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Kazakh players both have 7 points with 3 wins and 1 draw games as well. In the 4th round of women’s tournament, A.Zhumagaldieva could have managed to get 2 points with a very important victory against reigning Asian champion GMI Liu Pei (China). She will face another challenging game against 6-point Guan Yiyang, the national champion of China.

In other young categories, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan players are leading their respective tournaments after 5 rounds. All players will play 2 rounds tomorrow.

The championship is also having the Turkish draughts tournaments in these days.