Asian Chess Championship

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The 2007 championship was a FIDE Zone 3 qualification event for the 2007 Chess World Cup, the next stage in the 2009 World Chess Championship. Ten players were qualified for the 2007 World Cup: Zhang Pengxiang (China), Wang Hao (China), Abhijit Kunte (India), Zhao Jun (China), Susanto Megaranto (Indonesia), Wen Yang (China), Darwin Laylo (Philippines), Zhou Jianchao (China), G. N. Gopal (India), Hossain Enamul (Bangladesh).[1]

Ten players were qualified for the 2009 Chess World Cup: Ganguly Surya Shekhar (India), Zhou Weiqi (China), Yu Yangyi (China), Yu Shaoteng (China), Le Quang Liem (Vietnam), Rogelio Antonio, Jr. (Philippines), Hou Yifan (China), Zhou Jianchao (China), Chanda Sandipan (India), and Sasikiran Krishnan (India).

Winners[edit]

Nr Year City Winner
1 1998 Tehran  Rustam Kasimdzhanov (Uzbekistan)
2 2000 Udaipur  Xu Jun (China)
3 2001 Kolkata  Xu Jun (China)
4 2003 Doha  Krishnan Sasikiran (India)
5 2005 Hyderabad  Zhang Zhong (China)
6 2007 Cebu City  Zhang Pengxiang (China)
7 2009 Subic Bay  Surya Shekhar Ganguly (India)
8 2010 Subic Bay  Ni Hua (China)
9 2011 Mashhad  Pendyala Harikrishna (India)
10 2012 Ho Chi Minh City  Parimarjan Negi (India)
11 2013 Manila  Li Chao (China)
12 2014 Sharjah  Yu Yangyi (China)

Women's winners[edit]

1 1981 Hyderabad  Rohini Khadilkar (India)
2 1983 Kuala Lumpur  Rohini Khadilkar (India)
3 1985 Dhaka  Anupama Gokhale (India)
4 1987 Hyderabad  Anupama Gokhale (India)
5 1991 Bhopal  Bhagyashree Thipsay (India)
6 1996 Salem  Tamin Upi Darmayana (Indonesia)
7 1998 Kuala Lumpur  Xu Yuhua (China)
8 2000 Udaipur  Hoang Thanh Trang (Vietnam)
9 2001 Chennai  Li Ruofan (China)
10 2003 Kozhikode  Humpy Koneru (India)
11 2004 Beirut  Wang Yu (China)
12 2007 Tehran  Tania Sachdev (India)
13 2009 Subic Bay  Zhang Xiaowen (China)
14 2010 Subic Bay  Atousa Pourkashiyan (Iran)
15 2011 Mashhad  Dronavalli Harika (India)
16 2012 Ho Chi Minh City  Irine Kharisma Sukandar (Indonesia)
17 2013 Manila  Huang Qian (China)
18 2014 Sharjah  Irine Kharisma Sukandar (Indonesia)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ List of Qualifiers for the World Cup 2007 from fide.com

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