The World Junior Chess Championship is underway in New Delhi, India. Going into the rest day we are now past the half way mark at the World Junior Championships 2019. In the open section we have two leaders: Evgeny Shtembuliak of Ukraine and Aram Hakobyan of Armenia. They are on 5.0/6 and are followed by a pack of seven players on 4½/6. In the girls section we have Mobina Alinasab who has taken the sole lead with 5½/6 beating Altantuya on top board. Polina Shuvalova is in the sole second spot with 5.0/6.
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Our Canadian Representative, William Li has 2 points after 6 rounds. He has played a number of games against strong players from India and Russia including two IM’s. You can follow all his games here.