Mongolia’s women’s team has qualified for the quarterfinals of the Asian Nations Cup Online Chess Championships. The competition is being organized virtually by the Asian Chess Federation on www.chess.com from 10-25 October.
In the preliminary stage of the women’s division, 155 chess players from 31 Asian countries competed with each other with a time control of 15 minutes per player plus 5 seconds per move; the Mongolia’s women’s team has been placed fifth. IM B.Bayarmaa finished third in her group with her total score and FIDE Master D.Munkhzul triumphed over hers.
The women’s team will compete against Vietnam’s team for a pot in the semifinals on October 23, while the men’s team will play against India’s team.