Three girls from Kazakhstan have won The Word Individual School Chess Championship

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15:09 10.05.2011
text: Gazeta.kz
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The Word Individual School Chess Championship in the year 2011 took place in Krakow. This is the 7th Championship organized and the 1st one in Poland. The organization of the Championship was commissioned by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) to the Malopolska Chess Association.

The Championship was played in six categories: for players under 7, 9, 11, 13 ,15, 17 years old. In the previous Championship there were about 350 players from over 30 countries. In the year 2010 Individual School Chess Championship was taking place in Turkey, there are 350 participants from 29 countries. The expected number of players in the next year competition is about 400 and about 150 accompanying persons.

From September 2010 to April 2011 there was a series of chess events advertising Championship among pupils from all kinds of schools. This series of events includes: individual junior tournaments, the school team competition "Way to the Victory", a simultaneous chess competition with well known players, competitions in solving chess quizzes, tournaments in big shopping malls.

Zhansaya Abdumalik took the first place in "Girls 11" (number suggest age of players).

Assel Serikbay took the first place in "Girls 9".

Bibissara Assaubayeva took the first place in "Girls 7" group.