Winners of U8: ChessNut Academy, 2nd School Kstovo and Cuba Masters

Worldwide U8 Group A – September 24, 2020

In top level Worldwide U8 Group A competition held on September 24th, team of СШ 2 Кстово (2nd School Kstovo, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) achieved very convincing win, with Sakarya Analiz Satranç Kulubü (Turkey) and Chess Profi (St. Petersburg, Russia) taking podium places. Then follow ШШК-Челны (Chelny, Russia), Derzhava Chess Club, Cuba Masters, Brazilian Young Chess Team, “Бриллиант” (г.Кострома) (Kostroma, Russia) and Ассоциация тренеров шахмат Ульяновской области (Trainer Association of Ulyanovsk Region, Russia). Total of 206 players played in 4 four groups.

Paraguay Juvenil, Chess-Maroc and Cairo chess academy were best in Group B and will return in Group A for next event.


Eastern Division: ChessNut Academy (India) finally managed to secure a win in Worldwide events. They came very close to winning on several ocasions, but always fell few points behind winners. Well deserved, their win in U8 Eastern was hard fought against Sharp Kids (Philippines). Этюд (Etud, Ekaterinburg, Russia) came third.

América Division: CUBA MASTERS came first, Veracruz Mexico second and Chess-Ecuador third. New team of Fox Valley Chess Club (Illinois, USA) gave some very good games, and could soon be fighting for podium.

A https://lichess.org/tournament/yLxJHLUK
B https://lichess.org/tournament/SkVuqO48
Eastern https://lichess.org/tournament/QzAAuP4E
América https://lichess.org/tournament/QcgNZsf9

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