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41st 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]
Ernesto Inarkiev8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Pentala Harikrishna8.5/13(+5 -1 =7)[games]
Vladimir Potkin8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Sergey Erenburg8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Ni Hua8/12(+6 -2 =4)[games]
Swayangsu Satyapragyan8/13(+4 -1 =8)[games]
Bu Xiangzhi8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Dmitry Jakovenko8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Mark Paragua8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Dimitrios Mastrovasilis8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Surya Shekhar Ganguly8/12(+4 -0 =8)[games]
Ehsan Ghaem Maghami8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Radoslaw Wojtaszek7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Roman Bar7.5/13(+2 -0 =11)[games]
Sergei Azarov7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[games]
Kamil Miton7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Ferenc Berkes7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
Kidambi Sundararajan7/13(+4 -3 =6)[games]
Stefan Kristjansson7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Veljko Jeremic6.5/12(+2 -1 =9)[games]
Manuel Perez Candelario6.5/12(+4 -3 =5)[games]
Stefan Bromberger6.5/13(+4 -4 =5)[games]
Rustem Sadykov6/12(+4 -4 =4)[games]
Sandipan Chanda5.5/12(+4 -5 =3)[games]
Neelotpal Das5.5/11(+3 -3 =5)[games]
S Poobesh Anand5/10(+2 -2 =6)[games]
David Smerdon4.5/10(+4 -5 =1)[games]
Meilis Annaberdiev4/9(+3 -4 =2)[games]
Gogineni Rohit4/7(+1 -0 =6)[games]
(75 players total; 43 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
41st 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) https://www.fide.com/component/cont..., (2) http://www.worldjuniorchessgoa.com/ (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  1-028200241st World Junior ChampionshipB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
2. D Poliakov vs E Inarkiev  1-048200241st World Junior ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Ni Hua vs S Dutta  1-041200241st World Junior ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
4. Aronian vs R P Sharma 1-028200241st World Junior ChampionshipB25 Sicilian, Closed
5. A Thakur vs Ganguly  ½-½41200241st World Junior ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
6. McShane vs P Phoobalan  1-041200241st World Junior ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
7. K Miton vs M Annaberdiev  1-044200241st World Junior ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
8. J Eriksson vs Harikrishna  0-135200241st World Junior ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. M Darban vs Jakovenko  0-144200241st World Junior ChampionshipB44 Sicilian
10. V Kulkarni vs Bu Xiangzhi  0-136200241st World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
11. A Timofeev vs L Leong  1-033200241st World Junior ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
12. H Swapnil vs Sundararajan  0-125200241st World Junior ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. R Bar vs K Akshayraj  ½-½22200241st World Junior ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
14. W Sprenger vs Bromberger 0-142200241st World Junior ChampionshipB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. S Macak vs E Ghaem Maghami  0-139200241st World Junior ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
16. S Chanda vs M K A Russell  1-041200241st World Junior ChampionshipB72 Sicilian, Dragon
17. S Ravichandran vs Potkin  0-146200241st World Junior ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
18. Erenburg vs R Sangma  1-035200241st World Junior ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
19. S Mishra vs M Paragua  0-139200241st World Junior ChampionshipB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
20. A Vuilleumier vs Wojtaszek  0-138200241st World Junior ChampionshipB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
21. S Satyapragyan vs K Nikhilesh  1-046200241st World Junior ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
22. S Kristjansson vs G N Gopal  1-046200241st World Junior ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. M Perez Candelario vs A Tiwari  1-049200241st World Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
24. P Shriwas vs R Sadykov  0-169200241st World Junior ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
25. D Mastrovasilis vs Lim Yee Weng  ½-½53200241st World Junior ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 265  PGN Download
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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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