World Junior Championship With Intense Fight After Round Five Print
Wednesday, 06 August 2008 19:47

genc_logo.jpgIn the fifth round World Junior Chess Championship is taking place in Gaziantep, Turkey, the young Brit David Howell was to stop the Azerbaijani Grandmaster Safarli to share the lead with Chao Li  who won against Ante Brkic. The two players are now leading with 4.5 with rating performances of 2831 and 2843 respectively. Le Quang and Chao Li will face each other in round 6 on board 1 while 15-year-old prodigy girl Yifan Hou will take on David Howell.

Tatev Abrahamyan draw with the top seed Harika Dronavalli to defend her half point while all the other top boards were drawn which did not change the contest for the top spots. Muzychuk to face Abrahamyan while the other four players with 4 points: Harika vs. Dauletova; Nakhbayeva vs.Gomes facing each other on Round 6. You can find more news at the official website.

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