TheJakartaPost

Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post

Stefanova in match exhibition at SCUA

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, December 2, 2013   /  08:37 am

Indonesian women'€™s chess grandmasters Medina Warda Aulia and Irene Kharisma will take on former world champion Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria in an exhibition match at Utut Adianto Chess School (SCUA) in Bekasi, Greater Jakarta, on Monday.

'€œThis is part of SEA [Southeast Asian] Games preparation, a tryout by second-tier players. It also coincides with the launching of chessku.com,'€ team manager Kristianus Liem said on Sunday.

Medina and Irene are part of the Indonesian chess team for the upcoming SEA Games, a multi-event sporting showcase, which will be hosted by Myanmar from Dec. 11 to 22.

Kristianus said the exhibition match would feature two rapid (25 minutes of thinking time) games and four blitz (five-minute) games.

Stefanova, 34, is stopping over in Jakarta before heading to Beijing to take part in the World Mind Games. It'€™s the former world champion'€™s fourth visit to Indonesia and her second within two months, coming on the heels of her participation in the Indonesia Open in October.

 

Your premium period will expire in 0 day(s)

close x
Subscribe to get unlimited access Get 50% off now