Chess Results - 1st Youth Rapid Chess Tournament - 29th September 2019

Chess Results - 1st Youth Rapid Chess Tournament - 29th September 2019

Today in Bivange, the club Chess Stars organised its 1st Youth Rapid Chess Tournament. It took place in a wide and nicely laid out room in the Centre Culturel.

Our club showed up with a lot of players, in each category: Under 8 (U8), Under 10 (U10), and Under 12-14 (U12-14).
Five rounds were played in a Swiss systems, and for some of the children, it was their first tournament. 

Congratulations to Darius Neshvad who was probably the youngest player out there, and who has shown already a great maturity ! It was also the first tournament for Viduyut Dhikavar.
Huge congratulations to Aadhav Muralidharan for winning the U8 category, coming out undefeated !

Here were the results for our players:
*U8 category (25 participants)*
1st place for Aadhav Muralidharan who won 4 games and 1 draw
9th place for Anand Muralidharan who won 3 games out of 5
13th place for Klaudia Dobiasova who won 2 games and 1 draw
15th place for Darius Nashvad who won 2 games and lost 3
18th place for Viduyut Dhivakar who won 2 games and lost 3

*U10 category (17 participants)*
3rd place for Adrien Devitt who won 4 games and lost 1 to the winner of the category
15th place for Ido Somekh who won 2 games and lost 3

*U12-U14 category (25 participants)*
5th place for Nicolas Bourg, who won 3 games, drew 1, and lost one to the winner for the category. However, in the U12 group, Nicolas was ranked 2nd. 
18th place for Dagmar Dobiasova who won 2 games and lost 3, and was place 9th in the U12 group

Fantastic results overall, and great first experience for a few children. Congratulations to Alex Sorras and Nikos Komninos (from Chess Stars club) for the smooth organisations, and we are really forward to coming back next year.

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