Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Swiercz Dariuz, Cori Deysi Are World Junior Champions!


(Pictures courtesy of www.wjcc2011.org)

16 August 2011, Kuala Lumpur – At the World Junior Chess Championships 2011 in Chennai, India, the official website reported that Poland’s Grandmaster Swiercz Dariusz and Peruvian WGM Cori T Deysi emerged champions in the SDAT- Ramco 50th World Junior & 29th World Junior Girls Championship organized by Tamil Nadu State Chess Association at Hotel Vijay Park, Chennai here today.

Swiercz Dariusz caught leader Robert Hovhannisyan in the tape and finished with 10.5 points. A superior tie-break gave the Polish Grandmaster the World Junior Champion title.



Malaysia’s Lim Zhou Ren finished in 104th spot scoring a total of 5.0 points from 13 rounds of play. His rating performance for the tournament was 2156 compared to his international rating of 2155. Lim’s starting rank was 90.

(source: www.wjcc2011.org website)

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