Asian Continental Championships 2017 kicks off

12th May 2017 Tournament


Photo by Gregory Lau

Asian Continental Championship and Asian Women's Continental Championship 2017 kicked off today. Malaysia sent the two top national players IM Yeoh Li Tian and WFM Tan Li Ting to the championships.

The 9-round Swiss tournaments are taking place from 12th to 20th May in Chengdu, China. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one.