Wednesday, July 30, 2008
It's over! After one week of exciting games, we have the individual and team winners.
Singapore became the overall winner, followed by India and Indonesia
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9th round on play, and only a few categories have already a clear winner.
Open Under 7: Nathan Mar (SIN) and Jared Acosta (COL) are tied with 7/8.
Open Under 9: Arjun Bharat (IND), with a perfect score 8/8 is already the winner.
Open Under 11: Sanal Vahap (TUR) will get the title, as he only lost half point in these 8 rounds.
Open Under 13: Jorge Cori (PER) with 7/8, can still be caught by Idani Pouya (IRI), who has 6.
Open Under 15: The most balanced category! 6 players can still win: Shen Chuan-Qi (SIN) has 6 points. 5.5 for Timothy Chan (SIN), Daniel Chan (SIN), Weiliang Tan (SIN). And with 5 we have Ramalingam Karthik (IND) and Rezon Yanuar (INA). Looks like a great situation for local players!
Open Under 17: Also several players with options here: Kouri Ibrahim (UAE) 6, Terry Chua (SIN) and Jonathan Koh (SIN) 5.5, Bhakti Kulkarni (IND) and Dominic Lo (SIN) 5.
Girls Under 7: With 8 points in 8 games, Bansi Prathima (IND) has already done her work!
Girls Under 9: Ivana Maria Furtado (IND, 7 points) has a slight advantage with Meghna (IND, 6.5). With 6 points we have Nyimas Sonia (INA)
Girls Under 11: Medina Warda (INA) is another player with a perfect score in 8 rounds, so nobody can catch her.
Girls Under 13: Anjana Krishna (IND) is the leader with 7 points. 1 point behind are Monica Sihite (INA) and Paula Andrea Rodriguez (COL)
Girls Under 15: Deisy Cori (PER, 7.5) has 2.5 points over her closest rivals!
Girls Under 17: They are playing together with Open U17, but Bhakti Kulkarni (IND, 5), Toh Li Cheng (SIN, 4.5) and Angelique Hattingh (RSA, 4) are the players with options to be the first girl in the group.
Monday, July 28, 2008
2.- Median Bucholz
3.- Bucholz -1 (Removing the worst result)
4.- Bucholz -2 (Removing the 2 lower results)
5.- Bucholz -3
For the round robin tournament (Girls Under 7), Tie-Breaks will be:
2.- The results of the players in the same point group#results against
3.- The greater number of victories
Sunday, July 27, 2008
Saturday, July 26, 2008
Friday, July 25, 2008
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Opening Ceremony: Wednesday 23, 15:00
Round 1: Inmediately after Opening Ceremony
Round 2: Thursday 24, 15:00
Round 3: Friday 25, 15:00
Round 4: Saturday 26, 09:00
Round 5: Saturday 26, 16:00
Round 6: Sunday 27, 09:00
Round 7: Sunday 27, 16:00
Round 8: Tuesday 29, 15:00
Round 9: Wednesday 30, 09:00
Please notice that during weekend, afternoon games shall be played at 16:00 hours.
All the pairings, standings, results and related topics can be checked in the following links:
- Open Under 7
- Girls Under 7
- Open Under 9
- Girls Under 9
- Open Under 11
- Girls Under 11
- Open Under 13
- Girls Under 13
- Open Under 15
- Girls Under 15
- Open Under 17
Girls Under 17 shall play together with Open Under 17.
From any category, you can go to another one clicking on the links on the top of the page.
Results will be updated during the rounds.
The Opening Ceremony for the 4th World Schools Chess Championship were held in Teck Ghee Community Center on July 23rd, 3pm, just before starting of round 1.
Guest of Honour was Dr. Lam Pin Min, Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio GRC.
A chinese traditional Lion Dance was performed, and Dr. Lam Pin Min, Mr. Ignatius Leong (President of the Singapore Chess Federation) and Madame Noelene Defone, Chairman of Teck Ghee CC Management Committee, wished the participants good luck in their games and a enjoyable stay in Singapore.