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Friday, September 13, 2013

World Junior Chess Championship 2013 Opening Video

Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2013

Hi everyone,

The World Junior Chess Championship 2013 has begun in Turkey. Here is a video of the opening ceremony - attended by top politicians and eminent chess world guests - and the first round. The videos are by well-known chess videographer Vijay Kumar.

In some important results of Round 1, Chinese player Yan Fang(2281) drew with GM Jorge Cori (2587) from Peru on the third board. CM Luthfi Ali Muhammad (2277) from Indonesia defeated GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan' (2575) on the 5th board. On the 7th board, Chinese Chao Chu Wei (2270) beat IM Vladislav Kovalev (2568).

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