POSTED: Sunday December 11th 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
First Medalists in Chess Rapid Competition
Beijing,China 11.12.2011 – The third day of competitions at SportAccord World Mind Games ended with the medal ceremony in Chess Women and Men Rapid Event.
Alexandra Kosteniuk from Russia is the gold winner in women’s category. Kateryna Lahno from Ukraine was second while Nana Dzagnidze from Georgia, third. In men’s category, Wang Chao from China won the first place. Vugar Hashimov from Azerbaijan won silver and Gata Kamsky bronze. We congratulate the winners on the great results!
The first edition of SportAccord World Mind Games takes place from 9-16 December 2011 in Beijing. This unique multi-sport event highlights the great value of Mind Sports. The world's best players in Bridge, Chess, Draughts, Go and Xiangqi deliver top-level performances and create new valuable experiences based on intelligence, strategy and exercise of mind. Rado and Samsung are the official partners of SportAccord World Mind Games.
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