Norms after 9 rounds of the WYCC

Oct 29, 2010

The record breaking World Youth Chess Championships is past round 9 and already eleven players have reached norms The results so far confirm 7 new IM norms in the Open U18 section – FM Steven Zierk (USA) (interview with him here and here) , FM Angel Arribas Lopez (ESP), FM Pouya Idani (IRI), FM Ayaz [...]

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WYCC 2010 Organizing Committee

Oct 29, 2010

Managing the record-breaking event, like the 2010 World Youth Chess Championships, is a demanding task. Members of the Organizing Committee are constantly monitoring the events and making sure that all conditions are met. IM Mastrokoukos Georgios GRE Tzermiadianos Aggelos GRE FM Logothetis Sotirios GRE Bousios Hristos GRE WGM Karlovich Anastazia UKR WIM Sorokina Anastasia AUS [...]

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Video round 9 and many interviews

Oct 29, 2010

Here is the video of round 9 of the World Youth Chess Championships in Porto Carras, Greece. The video features interviews with FM Steven Zierk (USA), WIM Keti Tsatsalashvili (GEO), Shiven Khosla (IND), WFM Monika Motycakova (SVK), Kaveesha Amarasena (SRI), and CM Bhakti Kulkarni (IND).

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World Youth Chess Championships round 9 report

Oct 29, 2010

The World Youth Chess Championships continued in Porto Carras with round 9 today. FM Steven Zierk (interview with him here) continued his good performance in the Open U18 section of the World Youth Chess Championships and after winning his round 9 game is now sharing the first position with GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, who drew GM [...]

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WYCC Round 9 Photo Gallery

Oct 29, 2010

Round 9 of the World Youth Chess Championships 2010 is underway in Porto Carras, Greece. The first photos are already available in the gallery, more will be added to it all day long. Live games here

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Interview with GM Giovanni Vescovi

Oct 29, 2010

GM Giovanni Vescovi is in Porto Carras, accompanying his daughter who is playing in the U12 tournament of the World Youth Chess Championships. In a video interview for the official website, GM Vescovi talked about his daughter’s progress and development of scholastic chess in Brazil.

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Video and interviews round 8

Oct 28, 2010

Round 8 video from the World Youth Chess Championships including interviews with FM Steven Zierk and Kayden Troff (USA).

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WYCC round 8 report, photos, and videos

Oct 28, 2010

GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel (ARM) with 7,0/8 is still heading the U18 Open section of the World Youth Chess Championships here in Porto Carras after a draw with IM Tal Baron (ISR). However, his position is now threatened by the well performing FM Steven Zierk (interview in the video of the round) who won today and [...]

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Interview with Ignatius Leong, General Secretary of FIDE

Oct 28, 2010

Ignatius Leong, General Secretary of FIDE, gave an extensive interview during the World Youth Chess Championships. Ignatius Leong spoke about the development of chess around the World, the role of youth chess and chess in schools, the 16th Asian games, and analyzed the record breaking WYCC in Porto Carras.

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WYCC Round 8 Photo Gallery

Oct 28, 2010

Round 8 of the World Youth Chess Championships 2010 is underway in Porto Carras, Greece. The first photos are already available in the gallery, more will be added to it all day long. Live games here

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