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.