Chess shall be an official medal sport in the Asian Games this December in Doha, Qatar. Some 42 Asian countries shall field delegations for the chess competition which shall consist of three gold medal events: mixed team, Men`s individual and Women`s individual championships.Too bad the Aussies won't be in it. But there are more important priorities. For instance, Australia could get back into the real zone, 3.2a, against the Asian nations instead of the pretend zone, 3.2b.
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Chess in Asian Games
If you have not read it, here is some good news from the FIDE site: