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9-year-old Xenia Strukova Final standings of Russian Youth Championship (30.04.201) Russian Youth Championships 30.04.2011 http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7188 Krasnodar
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A madonna waiting for her opponent to play
Their male counterparts
Ilya Ilyushenok greets IM Vladimir Fedoseev (left) and Alexander Predke from the Boys Under-18.
The penultimate round of the Girls Under-16 event
Deep battle and full concentration
And the Girls under-10 with participants already scrutinizing their opponents' play
What on earth is she doing? I wouldn't play that if I were her....
Alina Beshukova - Under-10 player
11-year-old Daria Maksimova takes it to the next level
13-year-old FM Vladislav Artemev
Young ladies in the Girl's under-10 championship
13-year-old Catherine Kolosova
The Boy's under-10 round just started
The arbiter is the only adult allowed
The parents are forced to stay in the waiting area
Sometimes the temptation and curiosity is too strong to resist
A last round victory by Marie Severin over the tourney winner, secured second in the Girl's Under-16, and the right to represent Russia in the European Youth Championships.
Semyon Khanin was the Boy's Under-12 champion with an impressive 8.0/9
WFM Irina Barayev, Girl's Under-16 champion
Some of the champions posing with their trophies and diplomas
The Russian Youth Championship (Premier League) recently took place for boys and girls in the sub-10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 years-old categories. Parallel to it was the slightly lower All-Russian Youth competition, which is essentially the lower category of the same event. The tournament was held in the AquaLoo Hotel, in the Krasnodar Territory, from April 15 to 24. There was also a rapid and blitz championship held from April 24-26. The tournaments were held on the swiss system, nine rounds, played in g/90 with a 30-second increment as of move one. The winners of the championship of Russia will be entitled to participate in the Youth World Championship in 2011, and silver medalists - in the European Youth Championship. The winners of the sub-18 tournaments will be able to play in the Russian Premier League championship, and finally players who place in the top four of the All-Russian will receive the right to participate in next year's Premier League of the Russian Youth Championship.
Final standings of Russian Youth Championship Age group Boys Girls under 10 Zahar Alexandrov Alexandera Obolentseva under 12 Semyon Khanin Dinara Dordzhieva under 14 Arsene Kuhmazov Ljubov Kosticina under 16 Vladislav Terentyev Irina Barayev under 18 Vladimir Fedoseev Daria Pustovoitova All in all the competitions drew a total of 1305 children. Anna Burtasova was at the venue and provided many lovely pictures of the event: http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7188 30.04.2011 Russian Youth Championships - Paving the future
Russian Youth Championships - Paving the future 30.04.2011 – Although the Russians still hold the greatest number of grandmasters and masters, the key is in the renovation. The 2011 Russian Youth Championships just took place, crowning not only the new champions, but also designating those who will represent Russia in the next World and European Youth Championships. Here is a beautiful panoply of pictures by Anna Burtasova.