2011 World Junior Championships Conclude

2011 World Junior Championships Conclude

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Aug 16, 2011, 9:03 AM |
12 | Chess Event Coverage

The 50th World Junior Chess Championships took place from 1-16 August in Chennai, India.

Over 120 boys and 60 girls competed for the World U-20 titles in separate 13-round Swiss events. After a thrilling competition, the boy's title went to GM Dariusz Swiercz of Poland on tie-break from GM Robert Hovhannisyan of Armenia.  The girl's title was won by WGM Cori T Desi of Peru.

Darius Swiercz winner.jpg Cori T Desi_winner.jpg

 

Previous champions include Boris Spassky (1955), Anatoly Karpov (1969), Yasser Seirawan (1979), Garry Kasparov (1980), Vishy Anand (1987) and Lev Aronian (2002).

The top finishers in the boy's championship:



 Name  Nat Elo Pts 
1 GM   Swiercz Dariusz  POL  2553 10.5
2 GM   Hovhannisyan Robert  ARM  2556 10.5
3 IM   Grover Sahaj  IND  2496 9.5
4 GM   Robson Ray  USA  2560 9.0
5 GM   Salgado Lopez Ivan  ESP  2626 9.0
6 GM   Durarbeyli Vasif  AZE  2515 9.0
7 GM   Sethuraman S P  IND  2529 9.0
8 IM   Goganov Aleksey  RUS  2489 9.0
9 GM   Ter-Sahakyan Samvel  ARM  2558 8.5
10 FM   Kovalev Vladislav  BLR  2439 8.5
11 GM   Sjugirov Sanan  RUS  2629 8.5
12 GM   Adhiban B  IND  2542 8.5
13 GM   Matlakov Maxim  RUS  2632 8.5
14 GM   Grandelius Nils  SWE  2542 8.5
15 IM 
 Lalith Babu M R  IND  2495 8.5

 

The top finishers in the girl's championship:



 Name Nat Elo Pts.
1 WGM  Cori T Deysi PER 2376 11.0
2 WGM  Girya Olga RUS 2371 10.5
3 WGM  Paikidze Nazi GEO 2416 9.5
4 WGM  Padmini Rout IND 2348 9.0
5 WIM  Ozturk Kubra TUR 2258 9.0
6 WIM  Bulmaga Irina ROU 2293 8.5
7 WIM  Kulkarni Bhakti IND 2317 8.5
8 WIM  Mammadova Gulnar Marfat Qizi AZE 2294 8.0
9 WIM  Nakhbayeva Guliskhan KAZ 2222 8.0
10 WFM  Lkhamsuren Uuganbayar MGL 2163 8.0
11 WIM  Hoang Thi Nhu Y VIE 2204 8.0
12 WIM  Eric Jovana SRB 2282 8.0

 

 

 

 

The official website with photos, videos and all the games is here

Pictures from the official website.

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