Armenia in the Lead in World Under 16 Olympiad
Wednesday, 20 August 2008 14:48
The World U-16 Chess Olympiad is being held in Mersin, Turkey from 16 to 25 August. After the fifth round ,Armenia defended its lead with a draw against Philippines while India
defeated Turkey-C 3-1 on the second board. The only loss of India was delivered by Cankut
Emiroğlu against IM Adhiban. Russia defeated Slovakia with a 3-1 score
while Azerbaijan and Georgia drew. Turkey-A won against Sri Lanka with
only one draw conceded.
Armenia is leading the field with 15.5 points followed by Philippines
with a point gap.India and Russia are sharing the third place with 13.5
while Turkey-A has 12.5 points but just in front of Georgia and
Azerbaijan with 12 points.
More round-by-round info, results and photos are available at the offical tournament page