Monday, November 23, 2009

World Youth Chess Championship 2009 Final

The World Youth Championship took place November 11-23 in Antalya – Kemer, Turkey. This event participated by 90 countries and 1300+ youth chess players , including all the coaches the number reach 2000+. The event concluded days ago. Russia get the most medal and China 2nd it.

The Cori sibling both won. IM Jorge Cori (three GM norm) won U14 Open and Deysi Cori won the U16 Girl.

The Singapore Chess Federation as I observed also sent about 13 players, which their result shown below. WFM Danielle Ho is get the most point 6.5 out of 11 swiss round. See her game against Australian talent Emma Guo in Benko Gambit like :

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Some controversy regarding national anthem rise by Israeli official. The host only played Russian national anthem but all the other gold medalist national did not get their anthem being played. Israel is one of the gold medalist which they suspect this is a case of political issue. Read here.

Full result here.

U-8 General category
1. Aryan Gholami (Iran) 9 points
2. Tanuj Vasudeva (USA) 8,5 points
3. Mohammad Amin Tabatabaei (Iran) 8,5 points
Lee Qing Aun (Singapore) 5 1/2

U-8 Girls’ category
1. Ruotong Chu (China) 9,5 points
2. Samritha Palakollu (USA) 8,5 points
3. Yunshan Li (China) 8,5 points

U-10 General category
1- Jinshi Bai (China) 9 points
2- Murali Karthikeyan (India) 9 points
3- Han Yu Zhang (China) 9 points

Ryan Ow Jun Wai (Singapore) 6,5 points
Benjamin Oliver Yick (Singapore) 4,5 points

U-10 Girls’ category
1- Gunay Vugar Qizi Mammadzada (Azerbaijan) 10,5 points
2- Maria Furtado Ivana (India) 8,5 points
3- Hikmet Qizi Hojjatova Aydan (Azerbaijan) 8,5 points

Neha Shankar (Singapore) 4 points

U-12 General category
1- Bobby Cheng (Australia) 9 points
2- Krzysztof Duda Jan (Poland) 8,5 points
3- Richard Wang (Canada) 8,5 points

Edward Lee Kai Jie (Singapore) 5,5 points

U-12 Girls’ category
1- Sarasadat Khademalsharieh (Iran) 10 points
2- Anna Styazhkina (Russia) 9,5 points
3- Aleksandra Goryachkina (Russia) 8,5 points

Michelle Ho En Ying (Singapore) 5 points

U-14 General category
1- Jorge Cori (Peru) 9 points
2- Kamil Dragun (Poland) 8,5 points
3- G V Sai Krishna (India) 8,5 points

Iskandar Bin Abdullah (Singapore) 4,5 points
Shawn Yong Han (Singapore) 4 points

U-14 Girls’ category
1- Marsel Efroimski (Israel) 9 points
2- Aleksandra Lach (Poland) 9 points
3- J Saranya (India) 8,5 points

WFM Danielle Ho En Huei (Singapore) 6,5
Najwa Rujuk Jia Hui (Singapore) 4 1/2

U-16 General category
1- S P Sethuraman (India) 9 points
2- Santosh Gujrathi Vidit (India) 9 points
3- Maxime Lagarde (France) 8 points

FM Terry Chua Zheng Yuan (Singapore) 6,5 points

U-16 Girls’ category
1- Deysi Cori (Peru) 10 points
2- Meri Arabidze (Georgia) 8,5 points
3- Paikidze Nazi (Georgia) 8 points

Christabel Neo Xiuwen (Singapore) 5,5 points

U-18 General category
1- Maxim Matlakov (Russia) 9 points
2- Ivan Salgado Lopez (Spain) 8,5 points
3- Kacper Piorun (Poland) 8 points

U-18 Girls’ category
1- Olga Girya (Russia) 8,5 points
2- Tsatsalashvili Keti (Georgia) 8,5 points
3- Kübra Öztürk ( Turkey) 8 points

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