Saturday, October 25, 2008

World Youth Chess Championships 2008

The 2008 World Youth Chess Championships in Vietnam is currently under way. According to the website, at least 6 rounds have been played so far.

Juniors representing Australia include
Gene Nakauchi (2104), James Morris (2087), Eugene Schön (2066), Andrew Brown (2013), Jonas Muller (1998) and more. You can check out the full list of players and results up to round 6 at the Chess-Results page for this tournament.

Full report to follow.

In other news, the World Chess Championships in Germany is also under way. Vladimir Kramnik (2772) is playing a match against the reigning world champion Viswanathan Anand (2783). Anand is leading 5.5-2.5 and there are 4 rounds to go.

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