GM Li Chao sole leader of the World Junior Chess Championship

three share the lead at the girls section

Information about the World Junior Chess Championship U20

August 2-16, Gaziantep, Turkey

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Results round 1 juniors / Results round 1 girls

Results round 2 juniors / Results round 2 girls

Results round 3 juniors / Results round 3 girls

Results round 4 juniors / Results round 4 girls

Results round 5 juniors / Results round 5 girls

Results round 6 juniors / Results round 6 girls

Results round 7 juniors / Results round 7 girls

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In the sixth round Chinese Grandmaster Chao Li won against Le Quang to take the sole lead at 5.5 points followed by David Howell who hold against Yifan Hou while Arik Braun scored another win this time against Kirill Stupak to join Howell at joint second place. Chao Li leads with 5.5 points whose closely being followed to be David Howell and Arik Braun at 5 points.

In world junior girls’ championship Mariya Muzychuk scored an important victory against the previous leader Tatev Abrahamyan to take the lead shared with Dronavalli Harika. Harika won against Dauletova while Guliskan Nakhbayeva grounded down Mary Ann Gomes. All the three winners on the top three boards share the first place with 5 points.


GM David Howell could not overcome WGM Yifan Hou


IM Harika with a valuable win against WIM Dauletova

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IM Manuel Leon Hoyos with a draw against GM Andreikin


WGM Mamedjarova with a win in round 6


WFM Adriana Nikolova surprised WGM Katerina Nemcova with the black

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GM Wesley So still close to the leaders