2015 FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship, Greece

2015 FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship, Greece
By K Gopalakrishnan, FIDE Trainer

India’s M. Mahalakshmi continued her good run in the U18 girls’ category and is leading with 6.5 points at the end of the seventh round in the 2015 FIDE World Youth and Cadet Chess Championships, which is being held at Porto Carras in Greece. V. Varshini of India is closely following her with six points. Four more rounds remain to be played in this world event.

In the U8 girls’ section, India’s B. Savitha Shri is in sole lead with 6.5 points. In the boys’ U8 category, lead changed hands from one Indian to the other. H. Bharath Subramaniyam defeated overnight sole leader Dev Shah to emerge sole leader with 6.5 points. Dev Shah is in the second position with 6 points.

India’s R. Vaishali (6 points) drew with Russian Golrseva Ekaterina (6 points) and is in joint lead with her in the girls’ U14 section. In the U12 girls’ category, India’s Salonika Saina defeated country mate C. Lakshmi to move to six points. In the U10 girls’ sections, India’s Divya Deshmukh suffered a setback, when she lost her seventh round game. She still leads the pack among the Indians in her section with 5.5 points.

In the U10 boys’ section, India’s R. Praggnanandhaa is in joint lead with the US’s Wang Justin with 6.5 points each.

Bo. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg
8 FM Kessler Luca 2380 4 ½ – ½ 4 GM Vaibhav Suri 2561
19 Aradhya Garg 2180 1 – 0 IM Sibashvili Giorgi 2367
20 Vucinic Gojko 2358 1 – 0 Yogit S 2119
21 Pranavananda V 2174 1 – 0 Grigorian Spartak 2351
6 Muthaiah Al 2316 ½ – ½ FM Costachi Mihnea 2407
12 Kollars Dmitrij 2456 4 1 – 0 4 Ritviz Parab 2267
8 FM Hakobyan Aram 2288 1 – 0 Raja Harshit 2110
17 FM Rajdeep Sarkar 2233 4 ½ – ½ 4 Zhalmakhanov Ramazan 2132
18 Hirthickkesh Pr 2090 4 1 – 0 4 Guerra Rivera Salvador 2189
64 Oboladze Luka 1917 1 – 0 Manu David Suthandram R 1748
3 FM Stoyanov Tsvetan 2176 5 ½ – ½ 5 CM Nihal Sarin 2096
54 Shah Rishab 1659 3 1 – 0 3 Yankelevich Michael 1850
1 FM Praggnanandhaa R 2077 1 – 0 CM Sadhwani Raunak 1981
20 Manthan Kashyap Datta 1494 4 0 – 1 4 CM Suleymanli Aydin 1910
21 CM Mendonca Leon Luke 1687 4 ½ – ½ 4 Antonica Dragos-Andrei 1866
45 Yang Bokai 1708 3 0 – 1 3 Sai Pranav Siddamshetty 1503
1 CM Dev Shah 1521 6 0 – 1 Bharath Subramaniyam H 1602
6 Kondakov Adrian 1565 0 – 1 CM Mullick Raahil 1412
7 CM Shahil Dey 1511 ½ – ½ Samadov Read 1409
17 Sathmina S L Lalindu 1065 4 0 – 1 4 Thrish Karthik 1477
26 Krishnakumar Sriram 1280 0 – 1 Medhansh Saxena 0
30 Balayan Eduard 0 3 0 – 1 3 CM Prraneeth Vuppala 1394
1 WFM Khomeriki Nino 2295 5 0 – 1 WFM Mahalakshmi M 2019
2 WFM Varshini V 2105 5 1 – 0 5 Velikic Adela 2363
5 WIM Derakhshani Dorsa 2356 4 1 – 0 WFM Srija Seshadri 1911
8 Fuskova Martina 2050 4 1 – 0 4 WIM Parnali S Dharia 2130
9 Aakanksha Hagawane 2061 4 0 – 1 4 Harshita Guddanti 2181
13 WFM Vrtiakova Anna 2123 ½ – ½ 4 WCM Sapale Saloni 1927
26 WCM Chandreyee Hajra 1928 3 1 – 0 3 Jakab Kincso 1768
1 WFM Antova Gabriela 2165 5 ½ – ½ WFM Vaishali R 2314
14 Vantika Agrawal 2039 4 1 – 0 4 Perminaite Guoda 1719
17 Yang Vicki 1798 0 – 1 Priyanka Nutakki 2042
32 Pramateftaki Loukia 1477 3 0 – 1 3 Priyanka K 1891
37 Archi Agrawal 1298 3 1 – 0 3 WCM Hoshino Karen 1785
3 WFM Lakshmi C 1733 5 0 – 1 5 WCM Salonika Saina 1858
9 WCM Mrudul Dehankar 1890 4 1 – 0 4 Jarocka Liwia 1661
33 Rahulan Thivyaa 1342 3 0 – 1 3 Manya Bagla 1594
43 Ananya Rishi Gupta 1489 1 – 0 Wong Katrina 0
1 WFM Divya Deshmukh 1772 0 – 1 WCM Mungunzul Bat-Erdene 1731
8 WCM Kamalidenova Meruert 1720 4 1 – 0 4 Bhagyashree Patil 1468
16 Meiyappan Annapoorni 1246 4 0 – 1 4 Rakshitta Ravi 1516
1 WCM Prathivya Gupta 1312 ½ – ½ 6 Savitha Shri B 1294
13 Aarna Chugh 1047 4 0 – 1 4 Kaldarova Ayaulym 0
22 Levchenko Marina 0 3 1 – 0 3 Sri Vidya Sambhavi R 1083
28 Guid Taja 0 0 – 1 Anishka Vikram 1132