World Junior Chess R11: Rapport, Ipatov Lead in Boys' Section; Cori in Sole Lead in Girls' Section
Top matches of tomorrow are GM Ter-Sahakyan – GM Rapport, FM Wei Yi – GM Ipatov, GM Shimanov – GM Ding Liren, GM Yu Yangyi – GM Grandelius.
Norms after Round 11
IM K.Grigoryan (ARM) GM norm (in 10 games)
IM S.Grover (IND) GM norm (in 9 games)
IM D.Debashis (IND) GM norm (in 9 games)
FM Wei Yi (CHN) GM norm
FM P.Schreiner (AUT) IM norm
FM. S.Thavandiran (CAN) IM norm (in 10 games)
FM D.Kigel (UKR) IM norm
FM A.Hambleton (CAN) IM norm
M.Lapidus (EST) IM norm
The girls' section finally has a sole new sole leader. This is WGM Deysi Cori, the champion from 2011, who won with black her direct encounter at the top board. At striking distance with 8,0/11 and just half a point from WGM Cori remain WGM Guo Qi, IM Anastasia Bodnaruk and WGM Nastassia Ziaziulkina.
With high chances for top positions is the group of players with 7,5/11 including WIM Irina Bulmaga, WIM Meri Arabidze, WGM Jovana Vojinovic, WFM Aulia Medina Warda, and WIM Khayala Abdulla.
Tomorrow’s top encounters are WGM Deysi Cori – WFM Aulia Medina Warda, IM Anastasia Bodnaruk – WIM Meri Arabidze, WGM Jovana Vojinovic – WGM Guo Qi, WIM Khayala Abdulla – WGM Nastassia Ziaziulkina, and WFM Iulija Osmak – WIM Irina Bulmaga.
Norms after round 11
WIM I.Bulmaga (ROU) WGM norm
WIM M.Arabidze (GEO) WGM norm
WFM K.Kulon (POL) WIM norm
Wang Jue (CHN) WIM norm
WFM A.Medina Warda (INA) WIM norm
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