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Thursday, October 21, 2010

WORLD YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS

World Youth Chess Championship starts today .Malaysia is represented by 15 junior players(list here) who will compete in various age groups.According to host country Greece, more then 1400 players from 80 nations will be taking part in this 11 rounds event.This would be a great exposure for our young players to play in a high level tournament like this.The winners of various categories will be awarded Fidemaster ,Intentional Master or Grandmaster.


Here are list of participants by each category :

1.Under 8 Open 121 players (3 Malaysian and 1 Malaysian playing under New Zealand banner.)
2.Under 8 Girls  79 players   ( 2 Malaysian players)
3.Under 10 Open 150 players ( 1Malaysian player)
4.Under 10 Girls 104 players  (2 Malaysian players)
5.Under 12 Open 150 players (2 Malaysian players)
6.Under 12 Girls 116 players  (2 Malaysian players)
7.Under 14 Open 127 players (1 Malaysian player)
8.Under 14 Girls  99 players   (1 Malaysian player)
9.Under 16 Open 137 players (1Malaysian player)
10.Under 16 Girls 97 players  (no Malaysian rep)
11.Under 18 Open 107 players ( no Malaysian rep)
12.Under 18 Girl  71 players ( (no Malaysian rep)


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