Russia most successful at European Youth Championships

by André Schulz
11/16/2022 – The Russian Chess Federation sent no less than 73 participants to the European Youth Championship in Antalya, who all had to play under the flag of FIDE - and they won more medals than the other federations. But it was Mariam Mkrtchyan (photo) from Armenia, who started in the U18w, who achieved the most dominant victory by winning gold with 8.5/9. | Photos: Tournament page

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On Monday, the European Youth Championships in Antalya, hosted by the Turkish Chess Federation, came to an end. About 1000 children and young people from 46 European countries took part in a total of 12 groups. In the age groups U8 to U18, open tournaments and tournaments for girls were held in parallel.

Apart from Turkey, which hosted the event, the Russian Chess Federation sent the most participants, and the Russian talents won many medals and were particularly successful in the tournamens for girls.

In the U18, the Russians celebrated a double victory.

The U18 winners

In the U14w all three medals went to the Russians. But it was Mariam Mkrtchyan from Armenia, who celebrated the most dominant victory: She scored 8.5/9 in the U18w.

FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich came to Antalya for the award ceremony.

 

Games

U18

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Makarian Rudik 7,5 0
2 Murzin Volodar 7 0
3 Gharibyan Mamikon 6,5 0
 

 

U16

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Razafindratsima Timothe 7,5 0
2 Khubukshanov Erdem 7 0
3 Ohanyan Emin 7 0
 

 

U14

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Bazakutsa Svyatoslav 8 0
2 Gurel Ediz 7,5 0
3 Agasarov Benik 7 0
 

 

U12       

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Cieslak Patryk 7,5 0
2 Ahmad Khagan 7 0
3 Gilfanov Marat I 7 0
 

 

U10       

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Yilmaz Baver 7,5 0
2 Gabadadze Gabriel 7 0
3 Golubovic Erik 7 0
 

 

U8       

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Shogdzhiev Roman Sav 7,5 1
2 Llari Marc 7,5 1
3 Uzdemir Ali Poyraz 7,5 1
 

 

Girls

 

U18w

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Mkrtchyan Mariam 8,5 0
2 Hrebenshchykova Yelyzaveta 7 0
3 Hryzlova Sofiia 6,5 0
 

 

U16w

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Manko Mariya 7 0
2 Karacsonyi Kata 7 0
3 Zabrzanska Weronika 7 0
 

 

U14w

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Kleymenova Valeria 7,5 0
2 Zhapova Yana 7 0
3 Moskalets Sofiia 7 0
 

 

U12w

       

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Preobrazhenskaya Diana 7,5 0
2 Iudina Veronika 7 0,5
3 Goriachkina Oksana 7 0,5
 

 

U10w

       

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Lampou Marianta 8,5 0
2 Zavivaeva Kristina 7,5 0
3 Mirzaliyeva Leyla 7 0
 

 

U8w       

Rk Name Pts  Tb1 
1 Kokareva Sofya Dm 9 0
2 Veselow Zoe 7 0
3 Rzadkowska Lila 6,5 0
 

 

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