Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Chess is getting younger and younger....

It seems that the younger chess generation is showing sign that they are going to take charge from the statous quo in a near future. In fact, some might have already think that they have already done that after Magnus Carlsen top the January 2010 FIDE rating list .

In women section, Hou Yifan - 16 years old from China is the regaining Vice Women World Chess Champion.

Illya Nyzhnyk (photo right) - a 13 years old Ukraine- win a strong Groningen Chess Festival which being held from 18-30 December 2009.

In local scene, last year National Champion is the 15 years old - Evan Timothy Capel and Women National Champion is 11 years old - Tan Li Ting!

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