Iranian phenom GM Maghsoodloo wins World Junior Chess Crown with 1 round to go!

World Junior Chess Championship is an 11-round Open Swiss Chess Tournament

After 10 rounds, the Iranian chess phenom GM Maghsoodloo is nearly perfect! He only yielded 1 draw to his chess compatriot GM Firouzja. With just 1 round to go, he already won the 2018 World Junior Chess Championship by 2 points. His chess performance rating is nearly 3000!

Chess standings after 10 rounds (top 40 chess leaders)

Full chess standings:

The 2018 World Junior Chess Championship is an 11-round Swiss chess open taking place in Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey from September 5-15, 2018.

The winner becomes the World Junior Chess Champion, receives 3,000 euros, and the GM title.

2nd and 3rd place chess players receive the IM title.

The time control is 90 minutes for 40 chess moves then 30 minutes to the end of the chess game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed until move 30 so we can expect fighting chess.

Chess playing schedule

Round 01 Sep 05, 2018 12:00
Round 02 Sep 06, 2018 12:00
Round 03 Sep 07, 2018 07:00
Round 04 Sep 07, 2018 14:00
Round 05 Sep 08, 2018 11:00
Rest Day
Round 06 Sep 10, 2018 12:00
Round 07 Sep 11, 2018 12:00
Round 08 Sep 12, 2018 12:00
Round 09 Sep 13, 2018 12:00
Round 10 Sep 14, 2018 12:00
Round 11 Sep 15, 2018 07:00

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