Mongolian athletes participating in World Cup in draughts

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ ‘World Cup Final 2017’ an international draughts championship is taking place from March 1 to 12. M.Nyamjargal (gmif) and R.Manlai (gmi) are participating from Mongolia in the two separate tournaments of men and women, which challenge 10 players each.

The tournament is taking place in Ufa, the capital city of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia. Participants consist of Top 10 male and female athletes who won the world and regional championships in the last two years.

The organization of the World Cup Final 2017 has been allotted by the FMJD (World Draughts Federation) to the Russian Draughts Federation. With a total amount of RUB 5 million as a prize, the tournament will be played as a round-robin in 9 rounds. 

Mongolian participants M.Nyamjargal and R.Manlai are the winner of the Asian Championship 2016 took place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. And M.Nyamjargal also won the Asian Championship 2012 which took place in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. Both players are titled the Champion of Asia, paving their way up in the World Cup.