Six rounds have been played at European Youth Chess Championship 2019 and many sections got the sole leaders with only three rounds to go before the announcement of European Youth Chess Champions in Bratislava, Slovakia.
IM Kaasen Tor Fredrik (NOR, 2373) is the sole leader of Open U18 section with score of 5.5 points. IM Zarubitski Viachaslau (BLR, 2426) and IM Vrolijk Liam (NED, 2478) tie for the second place, each with 5 points.
Six players are in a tie for the top of Open U16 section, each with 5 points: IM Pogosyan Stefan (RUS, 2334), FM Barseghyan Armen Ar. (ARM, 2313), FM De Boer Eelke (NED, 2279), FM Sahidi Samir (SVK, 2366), IM Teclaf Pawel (POL, 2429) and FM Van Dael Siem (NED, 2264). The round seven brings the clash of the leaders and the pairings are available on the following link.
FM Tsvetkov Andrey (RUS, 2346) and FM Kostolansky Sebastian Lukas (SVK, 2406) tie for the first place in Open U14 category, scoring 5.5 points. They are followed by a group of 6 players with 5 points, each.
In Open U12 section, Piliposyan Robert (ARM, 2156) is the only player who achieved all the victories and perfect 6 points to have a leading position. Makridis Dimitrios (GRE, 1786) is the runner-up with 5.5 points, while 5 players tie for the current third place.
Vetokhin Savva (RUS, 2016) reached perfect 6 points to be the sole leader of Open U10 category. He is a full point ahead of the group of 8 players with 5 points: Samunenkov Ihor (UKR, 1964), Finek Vaclav (CZE, 2038), Usov Aleksandr (RUS, 1919), Golovhenko Bogdan (RUS, 1723), Averin Nikolay (RUS, 1765), Azadaliyev Jahandar (AZE, 1905), Warchol Kamil (POL, 1734) and Kononenko Vladimir (ECU, 1828).
In the open section for the youngest, Erdogmus Yagiz Kaan (TUR, 1745) is the only leader with 6 triumphs and 6 points. 7 players are following him, scoring 5 points, each: Karimli Yusif (AZE, 1658), Temirbekov Taimaz (RUS, 1366), Buyuk Eymen Eren (TUR, 1543), Lebedev Artem S (RUS, 1503), Besou Hussain (GER, 1766), Moskvinov Prokhor (RUS, 1357) and Gazdaru Rares (ROU, 1394).
Top seeder of Girls U18 section, WGM Badelka Olga (BLR, 2402) leads in the group with 5.5 points. WIM Sliwicka Alicia (POL, 2259), FM Goltseva Ekaterina (RUS, 2316) and WFM Sargsyan Anna M. (ARM, 2229) tie for the second place, each with 5 points.
Waszczuk Patrycia (POL, 2139) is the only leader of Girls U16 category with score of 5.5 points. FM Krasteva Beloslava (ECU, 2297), WFM Getman Tatyana (RUS, 2204), WFM Lehaci Miruna-Daria (ROU, 2120) and Mkrtchyan Mariam (ARM, 2038) are in a tie for the current second place, each with 5 points.
Allahverdiyeva Ayan (AZE, 2114) and Nur-Mukhametova Alisa (RUS, 2132) share the first place of Girls U14 section, each with 5.5 points. Zeliantsova Kseniya (BLR, 1875) is alone on the third place with 5 points.
Shvedova Alexandra (RUS, 1932) is alone on the top of Girls U12 group with perfect score of 6 points. Karaivnova Petya (ECU, 1756) follows her with 5.5 points, while 4 players tie for the third place, each with 5 points: Karmanova Olga Dm (RUS, 1838), Zhapova Yana (RUS, 1809), Manko Mariya (UKR, 1895) and Musabayeva Diana (BEL, 1679).
Two Russian players, Shukhman Anna (RUS, 1806) and Iudina Veronika (RUS, 1357) are on the top of the list of section Girls U10, each with 5.5 points. They are followed by Hnatyshyn Anastasija (UKR, 1405), Stoll Lucia (FRA, 1596) and Prochaieva Alina (UKR, 1247) scoring 5 points, each.
In Girls U8 section Huseynova Dinara (AZE, 1207) maintained the sole leadership with 6 points and Bashirli Saadat (AZE, 1292), Matskevich Varvara (BLR, 1163) and Izafatava Kira (BLR) leg behind with 5 points, each.
The round 7 starts today at 15.00 and the LIVE coverage with broadcast of most of the boards is available through the official website of the event.