Vietnam fielding only 11 players in 6 youth categories got 3 golds,1 silver and 2 bronze medals to dominate the 1st Singapore International Youth Chess Championship held in Stansfield Residence 1,Mt.Vernon Road,Singapore. Malaysia with 39 entries equal the six medals output of Vietnam with 2 gold,3 silvers and 1 bronze medals.Host Singapore,fielded 195 players in all seven age-group categories and got one (1) gold and two(2) silver medals.Powerhouse India mange only one(1) gold , 1 silver and 1 bronze from its 24 players in all 7 categories. The Philippines ranked number 1 among the Southeast Asian countries could only send five players,all members of the Far Eastern University high school team and finished with three (3) bronze medals courtesy of Jerad Docena (Open Under14),Janelle Frayna (Girls Under-14)and Mc Dominique Lagula(Open Under-17).Atotal of 304 players from 14 countries,Singapore;Malaysia;Indonesia;Thailand;Korea;Philippines;Kazakhstan;India;Vietnam;Kenya;China;Hongkong;Australia and U.S.A. participated in this Championship.
GOLD- LE TRAN PHUONG UYEN (VIE) 7.0 POINTS 40
SILVER- SOH,KRYSTAL VALERIE (SIN) 7.0 38.5
BRONZE- NGUYEN VU THU HIEN (VIE) 6.5
GOLD- WONG YIN LONG (MAS) 8.5
SILVER- LOW ZHEN YU CYRUS (SIN) 7.5
BRONZE- WADWANI AUN (IND) 6.5
GOLD- SAGAR,TEJASWINI (IND) 8.0
SILVER- AZHAR PUTERI MUNAJJAH (MAS) 7.0
BRONZE- HOANG MINH THU (VIE) 6.5
GOLD- TIN JING YAN (SIN) 8.5
SILVER- TEOH ERN SHENG (MAS) 7.0
BRONZE- TEH DE JUAN (MAS) 7.0
GOLD- NUR NABILA AZMAN HISHAM (MAS) 7.5
SILVER- DAO THI LAN ANH (VIE) 6.5
BRONZE- FRAYNA,JANELLE (PHI) 6.0
GOLD- LE TUANH MINH (VIE) 8.5
SILVER GOENKA SAUMYA SANJAY (IND) 7.0
BRONZE- DOCENA,JERAD (PHI) 7.0
GOLD- NGUYEN VAN HAI (VIE) 8.5
SILVER- AZMAN HISHAM MOHD NABIL (MAS) 6.5
BRONZE- LAGULA,MC DOMINIQUE (PHI) 6.5
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