Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ After 35 years, National Adult Chess Championships are coming to a soum, this time Dadal soum of Khentii aimag.
Back in 1982, the competition took place in Biger soum of Gobi-Altai aimag. And this year, the championships are being hosted by Dadal soum, the said birthplace of Chinggis Khaan on March 17-26.
The qualifying round of the championships are thus going to be organized by the Mongolian Chess Federation, Khentii Community Council with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and Governor’s Office of Khentii aimag as co-organizers. Magnai Trade Group and State Bank are sponsoring the event.
Interestingly, average of chess players to compete in the qualifying round is 22.7. Also, the 2017 competition is the 16th championships for national champion Ts.Batchuluun.