(Persia Digest) - Barad Yeganegi from Iran won the gold medal at the 3rd FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Championships.
Yeganegi showed perfect score in the tournament 9/9.
The Iranian chess player followed by Russian Savva Tereschenko with 8/9 and Maxim Tsoy from Kazakhstan with 7.5/9 in the Open U8 division.
Tehran Times reports that the four-day FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Championships took place in Minsk, Belarus among boys and girls under 8, 10 and 12 years old.
A total of 635 young chess players from 35 federations took part in the Championships.
Two players Aleksandr E. Usov from Russia (Open U-10) and Barad Yeganegi showed perfect score in the tournament 9/9.