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Mongolians in South Korea organize chess competition

By B.BAATAR

On the occasion of the 852nd birthday of Chinggis Khaan and National Pride Day, the Embassy of Mongolia to South Korea and Sky+ Chess Crew (established by Mongolians in Japan) organized a chess competition in South Korea, on November 23.
Chess players from ages 10 to 50 competed in the competition.
Player D.Barsaa won first place, followed by L.Bataa and J.Purevdorj. A certificate from the Embassy of Mongolia and cash prizes were awarded to the winners.
Ambassador B.Ganbold opened the competition and said, “Young Mongolian chess players prove that Mongolians have limitless intellectual resources by winning international competitions. The Embassy of Mongolia and Sky+ Chess Crew are aiming to develop the skills of Mongolian chess players and promote the game of chess.”

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