СШ 2 Кстово (Sport School №2 Kstovo, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) continues domination in Worldwide U8, winning in top-level Group A competition. What is more impressive, they did the same a day before, in U12 competition – a very rare feat. Second place went to Chess Profi (St. Petersburg, Russia) and third to Sakarya Analiz Satranç Kulubü (Turkey), making the podium look the same as in the previous edition.
Weteach (Russia), “Бриллиант” (Kostroma, Russia) and Paraguay Juvenil topped Group B and will be promoted in higher group for next the event.
Eastern Division: new winners are Penang Chess Association (Malaysia). Sharp Kids (Philippines) achieved second place and Этюд (Etud, Ekaterinburg, Russia) were third.
América Division: Arriba PERÚ came first again, Veracruz Mexico second and Fox Valley Chess Club (USA) third.
This week, U8 category saw a total of 199 players.