BAKU: Pakistani chess player Mehak Gul became youngest candidate from the country to clinch the title of ‘Woman Candidate Master’ at World Chess Olympiad 2016.
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.
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.