15-year-old Turkish chess player becomes 'Grandmaster'

A 15-year-old Turkish chess player has earned the title of grandmaster with his success at the Prague Chess Festival, becoming the youngest player in Türkiye to achieve this title.

Ediz Gürel, who is among the world's top 20 players under the age of 20 in the FIDE Live ELO points ranking, ranks second in the world among players under the age of 16 with 2,571 Live ELO points.

İYİ Party criticizes MHP leader over comments on Ankara mayor

İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener on Dec. 1 reacted to Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli over his remarks on Ankara Mayor Mansur Yavaş.

"We have got Yavaş's back; there are people of Ankara," she said, addressing her party's parliamentary group meeting.