Swiss Young Masters canceled due to Covid

by ChessBase
4/20/2022 – The Swiss Young Masters had to be canceled after round four. Five of the ten players showed symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 virus and tested positive. After four rounds, Adrian Gschnitzer led the tournament with 3.0/4. The Rapid tournament on Sunday will take place as planned. Press release...

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Press release

Swiss Young Masters canceled

Unfortunately, the Swiss Young Masters had to be canceled today. 5 of the 10 players tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus after some had already shown the first symptoms the day before. Since a regular chess tournament cannot be held under these circumstances, the OC decided together with the players to cancel it.

However, the Rapid tournament on Sunday, April 24 will take place as planned.

We regret the unfortunate outcome of such an exciting tournament and hope for a new edition in one of the next few years.

Kind regards

Peter Erismann, President of the OK Swiss Young Masters

Standings after round 4

Rk. Name  Tb1 
1 Gschnitzer Adrian 3,0
2 Riehle Marco 2,5
  Yankelevich Lev 2,5
  Laurent-Paoli Pierre 2,5
5 Hakimifard Ghazal 2,0
  Fecker Noah 2,0
  Stijve Theo 2,0
8 Georgescu Lena 1,5
9 Huber Martin Christian 1,0
  Hasenohr Benedict 1,0




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