28 November 2018

Five Rounds of World Youth U16 Olympiad Played in Turkey

Russian team loses to Uzbekistan.

The fifth round of the World Youth Under-16 Olympiad was played in Konya, Turkey. The Russian national team lost to Uzbekistan 1-3 (Andrey Esipenko and Stefan Pogosyan made draws, while Dmitry Tsoi and Volodar Murzin were defeated). 

The Russians have scored 7 match points. Belarus and the USA are 2 points ahead, while five teams have got 8 points. 

November 29 is a free day. Rounds 6 and 7 will be played on November 30. 

The Russian team will play with Greece in round 6.  

Tournament on Chess-Results

Official website

Photos by Ekaterina Murzina