2. India was made a separate
zone and other countries Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives
and Bhutan was made a separate sub zone till the FIDE approved two Zones.
This will guarantee one player from these six countries in the FIDE
World cup, which is the 1st stage of the World Chess Championship Cycle.
Other important details are:
Asian Youth 2010 - China
Asian Youth 2011 - Philippines
Asian Junior and Girls 2010 - India
Asian Schools 2011 - UAE
Asian Continental and Girls 2010 - Philippines
Asian Continental and Girls 2011 - Iran
Asian Cities 2011 - Indonesia