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Gyor Youth under-16 Olympiad 2014 - Round Three Report

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Monday, 15 December 2014

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By WGM Anna Rudolf and GM Mihail Marin

As the tournament advances, matches become more leveled, increasing the probability of upsets. Since this is the second round of what we have baptized the "girl's day" we will take as a reference a match in which the girl's result had a big impact. Favorite 4 Ukraine had to conceal a 2-2 result to the modestly rated Uzbek team. The only win for Uzbekistan was scored on board three by the girl player Bakhora Abdusattorova.

 "Rustam Kasimdzhanov is not the only Uzbek World Champion; my young brother Nodirbek won the under 8 World Championship two years ago"

Brother and sister in action

An emotional video review of this match:


As it becomes customary, the brilliancy prize was awarded shortly before the start of the round. This time, the winner was Murali Khartekeyan of India. For the annotated game click here.

GM Mihail Marin mediating the transfer of the brilliancy prize from WGM Anna Rudolf to IM Murali Khartikeyan of India

WIM Jackie Peng of Canada 2 has been travelling a long way to take part in this Olympiad. From the interview concealed today to WGM Anna Rudolf you will find out that her Olympic career is longer than one may suspect:

A few more images:

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1. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 05:59 17 2014 .
Hi I want ask about how can I goin in Tournament thanks a lot

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