Sunday, August 15, 2010

Aussie Trio in World Juniors

Just a couple of rounds remain in the 2010 World Juniors in Poland and Russia's GM Dmritry Andreikin appears to have the title all stitched up. He leads on 9 points from GM Jon Ludvig Hammer of Norway who has seven and a half.

Of course, there's actually a lone Aussie in the Juniors section, Sherab, while sister Emma and fellow Canberran Tamzin Oliver are both in the Girls'. After eleven games, Sherab has only 4 points. Disappointing perhaps, but one of his points included a win over 2277-rated Maarten Larmuseau.

World Junior U20 Championship
Guo-yuthok, Sherab
Larmuseau, Maarten

1. f4 g6 2. e4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bc4 c6 6. a4 O-O 7. O-O Nxe4 8. Bxf7+ Rxf7 9. Nxe4 Rxf4 10. Qe1 Rf8 11. d4 Bg4 12. Ra3 Qd7 13. Qh4 Na6 14. Bh6 Bh5 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Ng3 Bxf3 17. Raxf3 Nb4 18. c3 e5 19. Nh5+ Kg8 20. Nf6+ Rxf6 21. Rxf6 Qe7 22. Rxg6+ 1-0

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