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Saturday, August 13, 2011

World Junior Chess R10: Hovhannisyan Robert, Cori Deysi and Girya Olga leading with 8.5 out of 10

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Hello everyone, 

The chess news from India is that Armenian Grandmaster duo Hovhannisyan Robert and Ter-Sahakyan Samvel drew their top board game in the SDAT-RAMCO 50th World Junior & 29th Junior Girls Chess Championships 2011, in Round 10. The draw helped Hovhannisyan Robert to keep his half a point lead at 8.5 points, followed by fellow Armenian Ter-Sahakyan Samvel and Swiercz Dariusz (Poland) at 8.0 points. Sharing the fourth spot were GMs Adhiban Baskaran (India) and Ray Robson (USA) at 7.5 points.

Woman Grandmaster from Peru Cori Tello Deysi maintained her lead, holding Ozturk Kubra of Turkey to a draw. 
Russian Girya Olga joing Cori Deysi on top scoring over Mammadova Gulnar Marfat Qizi of Azerbaijan. Cori Deysi and Girya Olga lead the table with 8.5 points and are followed by Ozturk Kubra (Turkey), Bulmaga Irina (Romania) and Dogodkina Julia (Russia) at 7.0 points. Three more rounds are to be played. 

GM Hovhannisyan Robert facing fellow Armenian GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel.

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