EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017: ROUND 8

The 8th round of ECU Youth Mamaia 2017, the second last round, brought with it some surprises and changes to the rankings.

Tommorow it will take place the 9th round, the last one of the tournament.

At boys the fight is real in almost all groups: Open U08 – 4 players on the first places with 7 points, Open U12 – 2 players with 7 points, Open U14 – 4 players on the first places with 6.5 points. Similar situation at Open U16.

At Girls U08, WCM Svergina Sofya (RUS) is virtually European champion, while at Girls18, Asatryan Sona (ARM) has the first chance, having a direct victory against Garcia Martin Marta (ESP) with whom, at the moment, share the same score of 6.5 points. At Girls14 WFM Beydullayeva Govhar (AZE) has one point advance over the second place. In the all the other age groups the first place holders have 0.5 more points than the second one.

The 9th and the final round prepares some decisive games at Open U18. In this age group there are 6 players with 6 players, all fighting directly for the first place. We will see 3 interesting games: IM Plenca Jadranko v. IM Martirosyan Haik M., IM Livaic Leon v. GM Deac Bogdan-Daniel and IM Thybo Jesper Sondergaard v. IM Costachi Mihnea

We would also like to show our appreciation to all of our sponsors and partners: Aqua Carpatica, Alpha Bank, Turkish Airlines, Renault, BIC, Orange, Bucharest Airports, Primaria Constanta, Realitatea TV, Agerpres, Sport Extrapress, Sport In Imagini si AfirmativPR for helping us organizing the event.

Open U08

  1. CM Royal Shreyas ENG 1700 7,0
  2. Ljepic Andrej SRB 1616 7,0
  3. Giang Tran Nam HUN 1561 7,0
  4. Camlar Arda TUR 1361 7,0
  5. CM Vetokhin Savva RUS 1703 6,0

Open U10

  1. Maurizzi Marc Andria FRA 1947 7,0
  2. CM Samadov Read AZE 1848 6,5
  3. Strybuk Artsiom I BLR 1790 6,5
  4. Nahornyi Ihor UKR 1690 6,5
  5. AIM Georgiev Konstantin ECX 1815 6,5

Open U12

  1. CM Suleymanli Aydin AZE 2351 7,0
  2. Luczak Filip POL 1866 7,0
  3. Antonica Dragos-Andrei ROU 2188 6,5
  4. Oglaza Oskar POL 2198 6,0
  5. Chyzy Jakub POL 2060 6,0

Open U14

  1. De Boer Eelke NED 2233 6,5
  2. Henderson De La Fuente ESP 2408 6,5
  3. FM Bjerre Jonas Buhl DEN 2348 6,5
  4. Remizov Yaroslav RUS 2146 6,5
  5. FM Yeritsyan Aram RUS 2264 6,0

Open U16

  1. FM Esipenko Andrey RUS 2540 6,5
  2. FM Matviishen Viktor UKR 2431 6,5
  3. IM Sargsyan Shant ARM 2436 6,5
  4. IM Erenberg Ariel ISR 2386 6,5
  5. IM Van Foreest Lucas NED 2485 6,0

Open U18

  1. IM Thybo Jesper Sondergaard DEN 2466 6,0
  2. GM Deac Bogdan-Daniel ROU 2559 6,0
  3. IM Martirosyan Haik M. ARM 2570 6,0
  4. IM Livaic Leon CRO 2461 6,0
  5. IM Plenca Jadranko CRO 2440 6,0

Girls U08

  1. WCM Svergina Sofya RUS 1472 8,0
  2. Keskinler Ela TUR 1276 6,0
  3. WCM Zavivaeva Evelina RUS 1406 6,0
  4. Shukhman Anna RUS 1583 6,0
  5. Kirtadze Anastasia GEO 1193 6,0

Girls U10

  1. WCM Shubenkova Veronika RUS 1505 7,0
  2. WCM Mikheeva Galina RUS 1596 6,5
  3. WCM Shvedova Alexandra RUS 1578 6,5
  4. Mustu Hatice Asli TUR 1365 6,0
  5. WCM Gasimova Samra AZE 1578 6,0

Girls U12

  1. WCM Allahverdiyeva Ayan AZE 2042 7,0
  2. WCM Mironenko Galina RUS 2035 6,5
  3. WCM Stepanyan Eva RUS 1927 6,5
  4. Dubovyk Anastasiia UKR 1785 6,0
  5. Wikar Martyna POL 1943 6,0

Girls U14

  1. WFM Beydullayeva Govhar AZE 2164 7,5
  2. Esadze Tamari GEO 1863 6,5
  3. Krasteva Beloslava ECX 2048 6,0
  4. Srdanovic Jovana SRB 1994 6,0
  5. WFM Eizaguerri Floris Maria ESP 2098 6,0

Girls U16

  1. WIM Badelka Olga BLR 2335 7,0
  2. Sargsyan Anna ARM 2047 6,5
  3. FM Schneider Jana GER 2231 6,0
  4. FM Antova Gabriela ECX 2256 6,0
  5. WFM Sliwicka Alicja POL 2230 6,0

Girls U18

  1. Asatryan Sona ARM 2043 6,5
  2. FM Garcia Martin Marta ESP 2360 6,5
  3. Dwilewicz Katarzyna POL 1884 5,5
  4. Kubicka Anna POL 2221 5,5
  5. WFM Korchagina Alena RUS 2158 5,5

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