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Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

World Under-16 Olympiad – Turkey

Scotland finished ahead of seeding in the World Under-16 Olympiad which took place in Izmit, Kocaeli, Turkey from October 24-31 2011.

Scotland finished in 12th place of 26 teams, the pre event seeding was 18. Scotland finished with 21 points from a maximum 40 - Russia took gold with 30.

Preview: Four members of the Scottish Under-16 Squad are in Turkey,  to participate in the World Under-16 Olympiad at Izmit,
Andrew McClement, Shivan Murdochy, Ali Roy and Sam Gregory will represent Scotland, with the guidance and support of Charlie Roy, as head of delegation.

Results and tournament information can be found on the event website:-

http://wyco2011.tsf.org.tr/

I'm sure that all of our members and their families will wish good luck to our team, who are seeded 19th of 28. We may not be amongst the favourites, but I'm sure that all of our players, everyone of whom is capable of performing well above their published grade, will be giving a maximum effort to enable us to do as well as possible.

Paul MacDonald
International Junior Director

 

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Posted on: 02-11-2011
Categories: Junior News, News