World Junior Chess Championship


2 - 15 August 2012 @ Athens, GREECE
GAMES

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GM Ipatov keeps the lead in the boys section, back to shared first for the girls

GM Ipatov keeps the lead in the boys section, back to shared first for the girls

GM Ipatov continues as sole leader at the World Junior Chess Championship in Athens, Greece. The top four boards Ipatov – Rapport, Debashis – Yu Yangyi, Shimanov – Grigoryan, and Ter-Sahakyan – Grandelius all finished in draws, keeping the status quo of the tournament. GM Ding Liren continued with his style “win with white, draw [...]

Alexander Ipatov and Irina Bulmaga sole leaders of WJCC

Alexander Ipatov and Irina Bulmaga sole leaders of WJCC

GM Alexander Ipatov stunned with black GM Nils Grandelius in a key encounter of round 6 to take sole lead in the World Junior Chess Championship in Athens, Greece. A member of the Turkish Olympic Team, Ipatov is now with 5,5/6, half a point ahead of the chasing pack, as the other top board match [...]

Fighting chess in day 5 of the WJCC in Greece

Fighting chess in day 5 of the WJCC in Greece

Many players sharing the lead in both sections

Ipatov and Yu Yangyi lead WJCC open section, five share the lead in the girls section

Ipatov and Yu Yangyi lead WJCC open section, five share the lead in the girls section

Excellent chess in day 4 of the WJCC in Athens, Greece

World Junior Chess Championships – Round 3

World Junior Chess Championships – Round 3

Yu Yangyi and Alexander Ipatov punished the risky play of their opponents, Aleksandar Indjic and Frode Urkedal respectively, to score victories on the top two tables in the Open section of the 2012 World Junior Chess Championships. Salem A R Saleh (UAE) defeated the local representative Antonios Pavlidis in a model game from the black [...]

World Junior Chess Championships – Round 2

World Junior Chess Championships – Round 2

The 2nd round of the 2012 World Junior Chess Championships saw the first major upsets in the Open section as the top players started dropping the points. The former World U12 champion (won on the Greek soil in 2010) and World School Champion in 2008 (Thessaloniki, also Greece) Wei Yi from China (2418) stunned the [...]

Exciting start of the World Junior Chess Championship

Exciting start of the World Junior Chess Championship

Many decisive results in day 1

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