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World Junior Championship Tournament

Levon Aronian10/13(+7 -0 =6)[games]
Luke McShane9.5/13(+8 -2 =3)[games]
Artyom Timofeev9/13(+8 -3 =2)[games]
Vladimir Potkin8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Pentala Harikrishna8.5/13(+5 -1 =7)[games]
Ernesto Inarkiev8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Surya Shekhar Ganguly8/12(+4 -0 =8)[games]
Swayangsu Satyapragyan8/13(+4 -1 =8)[games]
Dmitry Jakovenko8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Ehsan Ghaem Maghami8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Dimitrios Mastrovasilis8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Sergey Erenburg8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Mark Paragua8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Hua Ni8/12(+6 -2 =4)[games]
Xiangzhi Bu8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Kamil Miton7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Roman Bar7.5/13(+2 -0 =11)[games]
Ferenc Berkes7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
Sergei Azarov7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[games]
Radoslaw Wojtaszek7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Sundararajan Kidambi7/13(+4 -3 =6)[games]
Stefan Kristjansson7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Veljko Jeremic6.5/12(+2 -1 =9)[games]
Stefan Bromberger6.5/13(+4 -4 =5)[games]
Manuel Perez Candelario6.5/12(+4 -3 =5)[games]
Rustem Sadykov6/12(+4 -4 =4)[games]
Neelotpal Das5.5/11(+3 -3 =5)[games]
Sandipan Chanda5.5/12(+4 -5 =3)[games]
S Poobesh Anand5/10(+2 -2 =6)[games]
David Smerdon4.5/10(+4 -5 =1)[games]
Gogineni Rohit4/7(+1 -0 =6)[games]
Meilis Annaberdiev4/9(+3 -4 =2)[games]
(75 players total; 43 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
World Junior Championship (2002)

The tournament was played during 9th-20th of December, 2002.

Levon Aronian finished 1st with 10 points at Goa, India, followed by Luke McShane with 9.5 and Surya Shekhar Ganguly 3rd (ahead of Artyom Timofeev on tiebreaker) with 9/13 points.

References / Sources:

(1), (2) (official site link is no longer extant).

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 265  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Azarov vs Rishipal Singh  1-0282002World Junior ChampionshipB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
2. D Poliakov vs E Inarkiev  1-0482002World Junior ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. H Ni vs S Dutta  1-0412002World Junior ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
4. Aronian vs R P Sharma 1-0282002World Junior ChampionshipB25 Sicilian, Closed
5. A Thakur vs Ganguly  ½-½412002World Junior ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
6. McShane vs P Phoobalan  1-0412002World Junior ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
7. K Miton vs M Annaberdiev  1-0442002World Junior ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
8. J Eriksson vs Harikrishna  0-1352002World Junior ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. M Darban vs Jakovenko  0-1442002World Junior ChampionshipB44 Sicilian
10. V Kulkarni vs X Bu  0-1362002World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
11. A Timofeev vs L Leong  1-0332002World Junior ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
12. H Swapnil vs S Kidambi  0-1252002World Junior ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. R Bar vs K Akshayraj  ½-½222002World Junior ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
14. W Sprenger vs S Bromberger 0-1422002World Junior ChampionshipB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. S Macak vs E Ghaem Maghami  0-1392002World Junior ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
16. S Chanda vs M K A Russell  1-0412002World Junior ChampionshipB72 Sicilian, Dragon
17. S Ravichandran vs Potkin  0-1462002World Junior ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
18. S Erenburg vs R Sangma  1-0352002World Junior ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
19. S Mishra vs M Paragua  0-1392002World Junior ChampionshipB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
20. A Vuilleumier vs Wojtaszek  0-1382002World Junior ChampionshipB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
21. S Satyapragyan vs K Nikhilesh  1-0462002World Junior ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
22. S Kristjansson vs G N Gopal  1-0462002World Junior ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. M Perez Candelario vs A Tiwari  1-0492002World Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
24. P Shriwas vs R Sadykov  0-1692002World Junior ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
25. D Mastrovasilis vs Lim Yee Weng  ½-½532002World Junior ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-03-04  Unanimous: Newbie battle?
Dec-21-12  wordfunph: Levon topped this event with 10/13 (+7-0=6).
Dec-22-12  waustad: Looking at this, it is surprising how many quick draws there were among the top rated players. I didn't expect that so much with juniors.

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