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Desmond
17-10-2019, 10:44 PM
The World Junior is currently underway.

Flying the aussie flag are Temur Kuybokarov on 2/3, and Albert Winkelman on 1.5/3.

https://worldjuniorchess2019.com/

MichaelBaron
18-10-2019, 12:25 AM
Not the best of the websites unfortunately :(

Desmond
18-10-2019, 08:04 AM
Not the best of the websites unfortunately :(

So sorry, yes you're right. Try this one (https://lmgtfy.com/?q=world+junior+chess+championship+2019&s=d&t=w).

Kevin Bonham
18-10-2019, 09:58 AM
chess-results page because the official website is indeed not very good:

https://chess-results.com/tnr479945.aspx?lan=1

Temur Kuybokarov off to a slow start so far, now 2/4 against all 2300s players (mostly Indians who are often underrated, though the loss was to a Mongolian). Albert Winkelman off to a great start (especially for his rating of 2143) with 2.5/4 including a draw with GM Tabatabaei (2642)!

Kevin Bonham
23-10-2019, 12:07 PM
Kuybokarov now 5/8, performing slightly below rating but performance has picked up (heard he had some issues with the local conditions, forget the details.)

Winkelman now 4.5/8 having beaten two IMs and two FMs as well as drawing with the top seed. I get that if he can draw with black against IM Rahul (2460) in round 9, that's an IM norm.

Kevin Bonham
23-10-2019, 03:57 PM
Also, event is 11 rounds. Games are live on chess24 from 8:30 pm AEDST apparently.

Kevin Bonham
23-10-2019, 08:12 PM
Game went live shortly after 9 pm, possibly half hour delay plus a bit.

Kevin Bonham
23-10-2019, 10:04 PM
Rahul is winning easily, but there might still be another norm chance later.

Kevin Bonham
23-10-2019, 11:40 PM
Kuybokarov wins, goes to 6/9. Now performing to rating.

Kevin Bonham
24-10-2019, 09:12 AM
Albert is now white against IM Raja (2369). I get that a win in this game is a 10-game norm.

Ian Rout
24-10-2019, 01:18 PM
Rahul is winning easily, but there might still be another norm chance later.
The game follows Carlsen - Caruana from the Grand Swiss a few days ago up to move 12.

https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/fide-grand-swiss-2019/9/1/2

Presumably the players (or at least White) knew that game since 11.O-O-O appears to be a novelty; Caruana says that he didn't know the position. White may well have prepared 17.Qxa7 which Carlsen was reluctant to risk, so probably a wise choice by Albert to deviate earlier.

MichaelBaron
24-10-2019, 08:54 PM
The game follows Carlsen - Caruana from the Grand Swiss a few days ago up to move 12.

https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/fide-grand-swiss-2019/9/1/2

Presumably the players (or at least White) knew that game since 11.O-O-O appears to be a novelty; Caruana says that he didn't know the position. White may well have prepared 17.Qxa7 which Carlsen was reluctant to risk, so probably a wise choice by Albert to deviate earlier.
Its rather amazing how much theory the kids (even 2100 rated ones) know these days.

Kevin Bonham
24-10-2019, 10:45 PM
The Girls leader has some Kevin Casey talents https://en.chessbase.com/post/yet-another-shuvalova-queen-sacrifice

(first combo there is wonderful!)

Kevin Bonham
24-10-2019, 11:40 PM
Kuybokarov now 6.5. Winkelman now 4.5, norm chances gone but has still had a great tournament!

Desmond
25-10-2019, 09:13 AM
The Girls leader has some Kevin Casey talents https://en.chessbase.com/post/yet-another-shuvalova-queen-sacrifice

(first combo there is wonderful!)

A rook and queen sac. Very nice.

Kevin Bonham
25-10-2019, 08:08 PM
Albert Winkelman has beaten another IM with black; he finishes with 50% and a performance rating of 2416. An incredible performance in a World Junior in India. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Temur has KRBP vs KRN.

Kevin Bonham
25-10-2019, 09:33 PM
Temur has KRBP vs KRN.

Draw. Finished on 7/11 performing very slightly below rating. Still a good effort though; India is hard!