Mongolian chess players receive USD 19.2 thousand in prize money

2021-07-29 09:33:59

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian chess players who are competing in the FIDE World Cup 2021 and FIDE Women’s World Cup 2021 in Sochi, Russia have won USD 19,250 in prize money.

Grand Masters B.Munguntuul and D.Batsuren, and International Masters S.Gan-Erdene and T.Munkhzul represented Mongolia at the competition, taking place from July 11 to August 8. GM D.Batsuren and IM S.Gan-Erdene each won USD 3,750 and IM T.Munkhzul who made it until the competition’s second round received USD 5,000. Honored Athlete of Mongolia, GM B.Munguntuul who competed in the third round as one of the 32 best players in the competition was awarded USD 6,750.