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World Junior Championship Tournament

Robert Hovhannisyan10.5/13(+8 -0 =5)[games]
Dariusz Swiercz10.5/13(+8 -0 =5)[games]
Sahaj Grover9.5/13(+8 -2 =3)[games]
Sethuraman P Sethuraman9/13(+6 -1 =6)[games]
Ivan Salgado Lopez9/13(+8 -3 =2)[games]
Alexey Goganov9/13(+8 -3 =2)[games]
Ray Robson9/13(+7 -2 =4)[games]
Vasif Durarbayli9/13(+6 -1 =6)[games]
Baskaran Adhiban8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Maxim Matlakov8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Samvel Ter-Sahakyan8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Vladislav Kovalev8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Sanan Sjugirov8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Nils Grandelius8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Babu M R Lalith8.5/13(+7 -3 =3)[games]
Axel Rombaldoni8/13(+7 -4 =2)[games]
Aleksandr Shimanov8/13(+7 -4 =2)[games]
Vidit Santosh Gujrathi8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Milos Roganovic8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Kacper Piorun8/13(+7 -4 =2)[games]
Jan Krejci8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Evandro Amorim Barbosa8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Sasa Martinovic8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Gyula Pap8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
K Praneeth Surya8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
P Shyam Nikil7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
G A Stany7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[games]
Ramnath Bhuvanesh7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Roman Sapozhnikov7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[games]
(124 players total; 95 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 788  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Aravindh vs N Huschenbeth  0-1372011World Junior ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
2. A Vasli vs M Roganovic  0-1442011World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
3. M Sidhant vs F Urkedal  0-1492011World Junior ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
4. V Kovalev vs B Prince  ½-½532011World Junior ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
5. S Jefic vs G A Stany  0-1302011World Junior ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
6. P Karma vs U Anwesh  1-0472011World Junior ChampionshipC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
7. X Mastalerz vs A M Petrisor  0-1502011World Junior ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
8. P Shyam Nikil vs D Debashish  ½-½482011World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
9. S Kourkoulos-Arditis vs T Petenyi  0-1312011World Junior ChampionshipB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
10. S M Shyam vs E Soares  ½-½342011World Junior ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
11. E Kozganbay vs T Nabaty  0-1332011World Junior ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
12. V S Gujrathi vs N Surendran  1-0352011World Junior ChampionshipE00 Queen's Pawn Game
13. V Durarbayli vs I Dusthageer  1-0292011World Junior ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
14. S Kathmale vs J Cori  ½-½452011World Junior ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
15. K Piorun vs H Gusain  1-0612011World Junior ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. K Shreyans vs G Pap  ½-½362011World Junior ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
17. J Krejci vs K Abhishek  ½-½512011World Junior ChampionshipA53 Old Indian
18. P Lokesh vs S Grover  0-1372011World Junior ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
19. B Lalith vs M G Gahan  1-0412011World Junior ChampionshipD97 Grunfeld, Russian
20. N Navalgund vs A R Saleh Salem ½-½552011World Junior ChampionshipD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
21. D Debashis vs M Karthikeyan  ½-½712011World Junior ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. R Abhilash vs N Getz  0-1302011World Junior ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
23. E Barbosa vs N R Visakh  1-0512011World Junior ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
24. G Jaswant vs O Artemenko  0-1362011World Junior ChampionshipD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. L Kuchynka vs K P Surya ½-½302011World Junior ChampionshipE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
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Aug-14-11  Don Cossacks: Girish got crushed three in a row by Hovhannisyan,Swiercz and Rasulov.
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  wordfunph: <Don Cossacks> just like Rombaldoni, another case of long castling :(

Aug-14-11  notyetagm:

<Goganov vs Girish>

Amazing how White wins this game simply by <FIXING> the Black b7-,a6-pawns on light squares and the plays ♗d7-♗c8xb7xa6.

Aug-14-11  kia0708: Swierszcz is going up !
Now, imagine the comentators trying to pronounce his name :-)))
Aug-14-11  polarmis: It would be a start if it was even written correctly...


Just testing :)

Aug-15-11  notyetagm: Top 2 Boards for Round 13:

Aug-15-11  polarmis: All down to the tiebreakers now... Does Swiercz win the event overall after finally winning his game today? Hovhannisyan scraped a draw in a lost position to finish on equal points.
Aug-15-11  siamesedream: Congratulations to GM Dariusz Świercz of Poland!

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  wordfunph: GM Dariusz Swiercz is the 2011 World Junior Champion!


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  wordfunph: <siamese> you beat me by a second :)
Aug-15-11  polarmis: Great! It was an amazing end to the tournament with 5 wins out of 6, and he was the only one with chances in the individual game against Hovhannisyan.

The funny thing is I got the impression he was playing in Wojtaszek-like positional style, which must be good news for the future! (we already know he's good tactically)

Aug-15-11  kia0708: photo of this little boy Swierszcz

Aug-15-11  waustad: Who would have picked Goganov to be the top scoring Russian?
Aug-15-11  polarmis: <kia0708>, Swierszcz is a little older now! Final report:

Aug-15-11  notyetagm: <waustad: Who would have picked Goganov to be the top scoring Russian?>

This tournament was a *disaster* for Sjugirov.

Aug-15-11  notyetagm: And Matlakov.

Hard to believe but they were the top 2(!) seeds when the tournament began.

Aug-15-11  jusmail: Can somebody point out the great games to be studied in this championship?
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  wordfunph: Swiercz Dariusz and Cori T Deysi are World Junior Champions..

Aug-16-11  kia0708: Cori Deysi looks the most atractive of all the young ladies :-)
Aug-16-11  dramas79: Very curious! No chinese players in the events. Was there a Boycott?
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  HeMateMe: The new aircraft carrier ran out of fuel.
Aug-17-11  kia0708: and what about the Russians ?
Aug-18-11  kia0708: which of the games was the most interesting ?
Sep-10-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: DECOYS! DECOYS! DECOYS! DECOYS! DECOYS! DECOYS!

D Swiercz vs R Ashwath, 2011 33 d5-d6!

K Priyadharshan vs R Robson, 2011 26 ... Qa5xa2+!

Aug-11-13  notyetagm: K Priyadharshan vs Robson, 2011

26 ... ?

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26 ... ♕a5xa2+! 0-1 <<line-opening: a4->a1>

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27 ♔b1x♕a2 <decoy into pin>

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27 ... ♖b4-a4+ <coordinate on loose a1-sq>

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28 ♔a2-b1 ♖a4-a1#

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