Chess battles of the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships are now over, it’s time to celebrate the victories!
The World Youth Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk have come to an end. The fanfare for the six new champions from five different countries quieted down, and the time has come to meet those people who were – not exactly in a shadow, but virtually on the other side of your monitor: the press center team.
The final round of junior championships often becomes a formality, just making official what has already been known. Not this time, though!
Press-conferences with the winners of the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk.
With one round to go, only one player, Semen Lomasov from Russia, is guaranteed the first place – he cannot be surpassed in the Open 14 category.
The World Youth Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk are quickly coming to an end. Only a few players still have hopes for the medals; other participants as well as their coaches and parents can enjoy some free time.
The FIDE World Youth Championships U14, U16, U18 are still going on, but some players have already achieved title norms.
Very often, while visiting different cities and countries you can see people looking just like your acquaintances or friends. We have looked at the participants of the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk and found that some of them have striking similarity with popular or historical figures.
The 9th round became one of the most nerve-wrecking of the entire championships.
With three rounds to go, we can fairly confidently name three future World Youth Champions.