Wednesday, November 04, 2009
LAGRAVE AND SOUMYA ARE THE WORLD JUNIORS CHAMPION
France Granmaster Lagrave has won the world junior title after completed the 13 round tournament with 10.5points.He won 8 games and drew 5 games including drew with Belarussian Zhigalko in the 6th round.Zhigalko had to be satisfied with the second place due to his lower tie break score.Third place was won by Polish Grandmaster Michal Olszewski with 9 points.
In the girls category India Soumya Swaminathan with 9.5 points was declared as a champion after beating two other girls on tiebreak.Turkish players Yildiz Betul who was leading until 12 round drew againt her opponent from India.
Final standing for boys click here
Final standing for girls click here
SOURCE FROM : ARGENTINA CHESS DEDERATION AND SWISS MANAGER HOMEPAGE AND CHESSBASE