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Kazakh women's chess team. ©Daniyar Ashirov
Kazakhstan third at Asian Nations Chess Cup

Kazakhstan’s national chess team has become third at the classical chess Asia Nations Cup 2016.

Kazakhstan third at Asian Nations Chess Cup
Hungarian supergranny closes in on world chess record
Hungarian supergranny closes in on world chess record

An 87-year-old Hungarian woman aims this weekend to set a world record by beating 1920s Cuban chess grandmaster Jose Raul Capablanca at his own game: simultaneous play.

Hungarian supergranny closes in on world chess record
Amina Kairbekova Photo courtesy of the National Union of Chess Players
Kazakhstani children bring 8 medals from Asian chess championship

Children's team from Kazakhstan won 8 medals and the 4th place in the general ranking at the world chess championship in Singapore.

Kazakhstani children bring 8 medals from Asian chess championship
Amina Kairbeova. Photo courtesy of National Union of Chess Players.
9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand

9-year-old WCM from Kazakhstan Amina Kairbekova has won a gold medal in U9 category of the FIDE World Schools Championship held in Thailand.

9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand
Zhansaya Abdulmalik receiving a certificate for the completion of man master's norm. Photo from personal archives.
Zhansaya Abdulmalik of Kazakhstan achieves unrestricted International Master at Reykjavik Open

15 y.o. Kazakhstani chess player Zhansaya Abdulmalik has successfully competed at the International Reykjavik Open 2015 completing the unrestricted International Master.

Zhansaya Abdulmalik of Kazakhstan achieves unrestricted International Master at Reykjavik Open
Photo courtesy of sportsreda.ru
Lack of money checkmates Kazakh Chess Federation

Lack of financing has made the Kazakhstani Chess Federation temporarily suspend all its activities.

Lack of money checkmates Kazakh Chess Federation
Zhansaya Abdumalik. ©Tengrinews.kz
Kazakh chess princess shows best result among women at Prague Open 2015

15-year-old Kazakhstan’s prodigy Zhansaya Abdumalik got the best result among women at the 14th International Chess Festival Prague Open 2015.

Kazakh chess princess shows best result among women at Prague Open 2015
Norway's Magnus Carlsen, the world's 23-year-old reigning chess champion. ©REUTERS
Norwegian prodigy Carlsen retains World Chess championship

Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen retained his title as World Chess Champion.

Norwegian prodigy Carlsen retains World Chess championship
Dinara Saduakassova (in the middle). Photo courtesy of Saduakassova's facebook.com page
17 y.o. Dinara Saduakassova from Kazakhstan wins World Chess Championship

Kazakhstani grand master Dinara Saduakassova has won the 2014 World Youth Chess Championship in South Africa.

17 y.o. Dinara Saduakassova from Kazakhstan wins World Chess Championship
Bibissara Assaubayeva. Photo ©kazchess.kz
10 y.o. Bibissara Assaubayeva from Kazakhstan wins Juniors Chess Championship

Little Kazakhstani Miss Bibissara Assaubayeva, 10, has won the 13th Dubai Juniors Chess Championship 2014.

10 y.o. Bibissara Assaubayeva from Kazakhstan wins Juniors Chess Championship
Kazakhstani women's chess team. Photo courtesy of Dinara Saduakasova
Kazakh women's chess team in Top-10 of Chess Olimpiad

Kazakhstani women’s chess team is ranked 6th in the overall rating of the Chess Olympiad in Norwegian Tromso.

Kazakh women's chess team in Top-10 of Chess Olimpiad
©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakh women's team wins 10th round of World Chess Olympiad

Kazakhstan’s women chess team won over France in the 10th round of the World Chess Olympiad held in Norwegian Tromso.

Kazakh women's team wins 10th round of World Chess Olympiad
Zhansaya Abumalik. Photo © David Llada
Kazakh women's team wins 9th round of Chess Olympiad

Kazakhstan’s women chess team has won the chess players from Iran in the 9th round of the Chess Olympiad in Norwegian Tromso.

Kazakh women's team wins 9th round of Chess Olympiad
Zhansaya Abdumalik. Photo© Georgios Souleidis
Kazakhstani chess players on winning streak at Chess Olympiad in Norway

Kazakhstani chess players had a good start at the Chess Olympiad in Norway.

Kazakhstani chess players on winning streak at Chess Olympiad in Norway
Pavel Kotsur ©flickr.com
Kazakhstan chess teams wins first two rounds of World Chess Olympiad

Kazakhstan Men's chess team has defeated the Swedish team in the second round of the World Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway.

Kazakhstan chess teams wins first two rounds of World Chess Olympiad
Zhansaya Abdumalik ©vesti.kz
Kazakh chess princess named 2013 Best Girl Under-20 Player of the Year

14-year-old WGM Zhansaya Abdumalik from Kazakhstan has been awarded the title of the 2013 Best Girl Under-20 Player of the Year at 1st Annual Asian Chess Excellence Awards.

Kazakh chess princess named 2013 Best Girl Under-20 Player of the Year
Photo © Vesti.kz
Kazakh chess princess Zhansaya Abdumalik takes 3rd place at Asia Continental

Kazakhstani chess princess Zhansaya Abdumalik has won the third place at the Asian Continental Chess Championship Open in the UAE.

Kazakh chess princess Zhansaya Abdumalik takes 3rd place at Asia Continental
Zhansaya Abdumalik. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Chess: Kazakhstan's chess player Zhansaya Abdumalik in world's Top100

Young chess player Zhansaya Abdumalik from Kazakhstan has advanced to the 89th line in the ranking of the World Chess Federation.

Chess: Kazakhstan's chess player Zhansaya Abdumalik in world's Top100
 Zhansaya Abdumalik and Anatoly Karpov. Photo a courtesy of Anuar Nurpeisov
Anatoly Karpov loses chess game to 13 y.o. Zhansaya Abdumalik of Kazakhstan

Famous Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has lost one game to Zhansaya Abdumalik, the world's second youngest female grandmaster from Kazakhstan.

Anatoly Karpov loses chess game to 13 y.o. Zhansaya Abdumalik of Kazakhstan
Zhansaya Abdumalik. Photo a courtesy of Vesti.kz
Zhansaya Abdumalik wins men’s International Chess Tournament

13-year-old Zhansaya Abdumalik from Kazakhstan has won the Men’s International Chess Tournament Brno Open 2013 in the Czech Tour Series.

Zhansaya Abdumalik wins men’s International Chess Tournament