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    World's youngest Fide Master banners PH campaign in World Youth Chess

    Dec 15, 2013
    World Youngest Fide Master Alekhine Nouri was personally met by former world champion Garry Kasparov of Russia (left) during his recent visit to the country.

    ALEKHINE Nouri, seven, and veteran Shania Mae Mendoza will spearhead the country’s campaign in the 2013 World Youth Chess Championships slated on December 17 to 29 at the UAE University in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

    Nouri, the world’s youngest Fide Master, and Mendoza, a Woman Fide Master, will be joined in the team by veteran campaigners Woman Fide Master Marie Antoinette and Jerlyn Mae San Diego, and Michael Concio Jr.

    A Grade 1 pupil of FEU-Fern College in Quezon City, Nouri is fresh from topping the Under-8 category of the just-concluded 5th Penang Heritage City International Chess Open at the Red Rock Hotel in Penang, Malaysia.

    The organizing committee also invited International Master Jan Emmanuel Garcia, Woman International Master candidate Janelle Mae Frayna, Fide Master Paulo Bersamina, Candidate Master Daryl Unix Samantila, Woman Fide Master Allaney Jia Doroy, Mary Tan Joy and Yecla Precious Day.

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    World Youngest Fide Master Alekhine Nouri was personally met by former world champion Garry Kasparov of Russia (left) during his recent visit to the country.
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