Ukraine wins the first Youth Online Nations League

European Chess Union in cooperation with the English Chess Federation launched the new competition this year – Youth Online Nations League. The event was played from 17 January – 13 March, in 9 rounds, with the participation of 10 teams represented by more than 100 players.

Ukraine Debut Chess School triumphed in the event scoring all nine victories and 18 match points. The composition of the Winning team:

  1. FM Maksym Dubnevych (2340), U18 player
  2. Oleksii Karvatskyi (1977), U14 player
  3. Oleksii Nakonechnyi (2593), U10 player
  4. WCM Bozhena Piddubna (2035), GU18 player
  5. WFM Anastasiia Hnatyshyn (2152), GU14 player
  6. Anna Horodna, GU10 player
  7. Sofiya Velychko (1434), GU14 player
  8. Velychko Semen (1707), U14 player
  9. Artem Dmytruk, U10 player
  10. FM Vladyslav Fishchuk (2220), U18 player
  11. Maria Kinash, GU10 player
  12. Yana Marusyn (1354), GU14 player

Losing only to the Winners team, England A scored 16 match points and clinched silver medal in the tournament.

England B team won bronze with the score of 12 match points.

The final rankings were confirmed after the Fair Play checks, and the standings can be found here.

The ECU E-medals were sent to the Winners, and all the teams received the certificate of participation.