U12 Winter Round 1: Victory for Minsk

January 5, 2022. Минский ветер (Minsk, Belarus) won the first round of U12 Winter League. Second place for Ученики И.Погорелова (Students of I. Pogorelov) and third for Dragulf U12 (Norway).

U12 Winter – Round 1 summary

Participants: 360

Teams: 45

U12 League standings:

  1. Минский ветер 10
  2. Ученики И.Погорелова 8
  3. Dragulf 6
  4. Schachfreunde München 4
  5. Сборная Шахты 3
  6. Moksleivių šachmatų klubas 2
  7. Latvia Junior Chess 1

Worldwide Under 12 Winter League starts on January 5, 2022. It will have 12 rounds, played every Wednesday, until March 23. Players born in 2010 and later are allowed.

Tournaments are played on Wednesdays, at 11:00 UTC (Asia), 16:00 UTC (Europe), and 23:00 UTC (Americas).

Time control is 10+2. The tournament duration is 90 minutes. Platform: Lichess

Scoring system: First place 10 points, second 8 points, third 6 points, fourth 4 points, fifth 3 points, sixth 2 points, seventh 1 point. The twelve-round scoring system is counted in the U12 European Division only.

European Division has an additional Under 8 category (2014 and younger).


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