Played in Tarvisio, Italy 13-25 November 2017. Official site: ... [more]
Player: Bilel Bellahcene
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|Nov-25-17|| ||SueursFroides: IM Praggnanandhaa was close to win the world junior championship and the GM title, I think he will remember his draw against Lomasov in a winning position. But first GM norm for him.|
|Nov-25-17|| ||Tabanus: So this is the World Junior Championship.|
|Nov-25-17|| ||LucB: Something is puzzling me about this tournament..|
It was an 11-round Swiss from what I can gather, and so my question is: why 11 rounds? Why not an even number of rounds?
|Nov-26-17|| ||stst: <...11-round Swiss...>|
11, odd and prime, pure and elegant, not too large, not too small, reducing chances of draws etc. etc.
|Nov-26-17|| ||Tabanus: http://chess-results.com/tnr305835....|
I thought this was the official results, and e-mailed Chess-Results about the missing games from round 11 (they have all games from rounds 1-10). I got this reply: "sorry, but I am not involved in the World Junior Championship. Please contact the organiser".
And so I did. I just wrote to the organizer, using the form at http://www.fideacademy.com/wjcc2017...
<Dear organizer, for PGNs and results, your official page on the event refers to "Chess-Results" (only), but they are missing the games from round 11 (they have all games from rounds 1-10). Also I got the message from Chess-Results that "sorry, but I am not involved in the World Junior Championship. Please contact the organiser".
I don't understand this. Where exactly to find the official results? And the games? I sincerely thought it was Chess-Results who had it.>
I'll keep you updated on the answer (if any). It's also very possible I've missed a point or three here.
Regarding the World Junior Championship (2016), the claim-to-be "official page" at http://www.wjcc2016india.com/ has no results or games (AFAICS). Then http://chess-results.com/tnr233622.... has the results, but no games. Perhaps they were not involved there either?
Perhaps a solution for CG could be to call it World Juniors Open (2016) and strip Xiong of his title.
|Nov-26-17|| ||Tabanus: Congrats Prince Aryan. Well done.
The "official site" has not proclaimed you the winner yet though. Except via Chess-Results, who says they have nothing to do with it.
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