EMU Chess Team Becomes Champions of Turkey

The Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Chess Team operating under the Sports Affairs Directorate became university champions of Turkey after winning a tournament organized by the Turkish Chess Federation. The tournament took place in Antalya between the 16th and 23rd of March 2019. A total of 103 universities competed in the said tournament. The EMU Chess Team defeated teams from Pamukkale University, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Marmara University, Hacettepe University, Bogazici University and Bursa Uludag University to become Turkish champions.

We Dedicate the Championship to Yasin Dusuner

Group supervisor and coach Talat Senturk congratulated the team for making EMU proud by defeating all of their opponents and becoming champions. Senturk also thanked EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam and Sports Affairs Director Cemal Konnolu for their contributions to the team’s success, indicating that they made a plan and implemented it to bring the gold to EMU. Senturk concluded by stating We are deeply saddened by the passing of our student Yasin Dusuner to whom we dedicate our championship. He will always be in our heart.

Source: Eastern Mediterranean University