9 July 2024

Galina Mikheeva Wins Western Asian U18 Girls' Rapid Championship

The tournament is taking place in Sri Lanka.

Photo credit: Mikhail Demidov
Photo credit: Mikhail Demidov

The city of Kalutara (Sri Lanka) is hosting the Western Asian Chess Championships among boys and girls under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 years old. Over 300 players from 10 countries are participating in the tournament.

The competition opened with rapid chess. The only Russian participant, Galina Mikheeva, won the U18 girls' Western Asian Rapid Championship with 5.5 points out of 7. The second place is with Guldona Karimova (Uzbekistan), the third with Aidana Madi (Kazakhstan), who finished half a point behind the winner. 

Congratulations to Galina Mikheeva on her victory!

Tournament on Chess-Results (Rapid)
The classical chess competition will start on Tuesday, July 9th.

Starting lists