World Junior Championship 2019: Shtembuliak and Shuvalova Champions

World Junior Championship 2019: Shtembuliak and Shuvalova Champions

Ukrainian GM Evgeny Shtembuliak and Russian WIM Polina Shuvalova won the 2019 World Junior Championships in the Open and Girls categories respectively that came to a close in Delhi. Shtembuliak scored 9.0/11 whole Shuvalova won by making 9.5/11.

Shtembuliak with Gold, followed by Shan’t Sargasyan of Armenia with Silver and Aram Hakobyan, also of Armenia, with Silver. (Photo by Niklesh Jain/ChessBase India)
Shuvolova with Gold, followed by Iran’s Alinasab Mobina with Silver, and Elizaveta Solozhenkina with Bronze. (Photo by Niklesh Jain/ChessBase India)
Highest finisher among Indians was Karthikeyan Murali who took fifth place, followed by Aravindh Chithambaram at seventh place, and Praggnanandhaa at ninth place. (Photo by Amruta Mokal/ChessBase India)
Highest finishing Indian in the Girls section was Aakankasha Hagawane at the fifth place. (Photo by Amruta Mokal/ChessBase India)