Chess at the 2006 Asian Games

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Chess was contested at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar from December 2 to December 14. Rapid Chess was held for men and women as well as a mixed Classical Chess competition. All events were held at the Al-Dana Indoor Hall.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual rapid
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Murtas Kazhgaleyev
 Kazakhstan
Đào Thiên Hải
 Vietnam
Bu Xiangzhi
 China
Women's individual rapid
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Koneru Humpy
 India
Zhao Xue
 China
Zhu Chen
 Qatar
Mixed team classical
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 India
Krishnan Sasikiran
Pendyala Harikrishna
Koneru Humpy
 China
Bu Xiangzhi
Wang Yue
Zhao Xue
 Iran
Ehsan Ghaemmaghami
Elshan Moradi
Atousa Pourkashian

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  India 2 0 0 2
2  Kazakhstan 1 0 0 1
3  China 0 2 1 3
4  Vietnam 0 1 0 1
5  Iran 0 0 1 1
 Qatar 0 0 1 1
Total 3 3 3 9

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 63 athletes from 21 nations competed in chess at the 2006 Asian Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "15th Asian Games – Athletes – Chess". doha-2006.com. Archived from the original on December 8, 2006. Retrieved 8 April 2013.