16-year-old Pakistani becomes youngest candidate to win World Chess Olympiad

10:22 PM | 16 Sep, 2016
16-year-old Pakistani becomes youngest candidate to win World Chess Olympiad
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BAKU - Pakistani chess player became youngest candidate from the country to grab the title of 'Woman Candidate Master' at World Chess Olympiad 2016.

Mehak Gul, the 16-year-old girl achieved this feat at 42nd World Chess Olympiad. In the international chess tournament held at Azerbaijan, she won six out of 11 rounds, Geo News reported.

In the World Chess Olympiad this year, chess players from 150 countries participated.

The World Women Candidate Master’s title was bestowed upon 82 players from the world.