Friday, August 20, 2010
World Junior Chess Championship 2010
Dmitry Andreikin of Russia and Anna Muzychuk of Slovenia won the Boys and Girls events at the prestigious World Junior Chess Championships respectively.
The tournament took place in Chotowa, Poland between 3rd to 16th August and had 13 rounds of swiss league. 122 participants were in the Boys event and 81 in the Girls event.
Dmitry was the top seed and tied for top place with fellow russian Sanan Sjugirov; he was declared winner on tie-break. Dariusz Swiercz of Poland playing on home turf took the bronze medal. Parimarjan Negi of India was placed 11th in the open event.
Anna dominated the girls event. Despite the loss to Deysi Estela of Peru, she won the event with 11/13. Olga Girya of Russia was second while Padmini Rout of India was third.
Official Tournament page
Detailed info - Boys & Girls
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