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21 November , 16:33

Young chess player from Bashkiria gained international grandmaster title

Ural Khasanov, a chess player from Bashkiria, gained the norm of an international grandmaster at the World Championship in the UAE.

A 16-year-old trainee of the Tolpar chess club, under the guidance of coach Andrei Selivanov, won two silver medals at the World Championship in the UAE, the republican Ministry of Sports reports.

Ural Khasanov was awarded medals at a tournament in the city of Fujairah for solving chess compositions among adults and chess compositions among juniors under 23 years old.

He wins medals at the world championships for the second year in a row. A year earlier, the young chess player won a bronze medal.

Author: Eduard Kuskarbekov

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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