Hungary leading the U18 youth team chess championship

the tournament is part of the Czech Open 2009

Hungary is clear first after round 4 at the U18 youth team chess championship that is taking place 16-22 July in Pardubice. The team led by the international master Peter Prohaszka won 3 matches and drew one to gain 7 match points and emerge as leader of the strong youth event. Second place is shared by Poland, Germany, and Croatia, all with 6 match points each.

Teams from Germany, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Azerbaijan, Russia, Romania, Croatia, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Turkey participate at the event. They include 19 titled players, of which 2 are grandmasters (GM Dariusz Swiercz and GM Ioan-Cristian Chirila), 6 are IMs, 1 WIM, and 10 FMs.

Here are the full standings in the U18 youth team chess championship. For every won match the team receives 2 points, individual game points serve as a tiebreak.

Standings

1. Hungary (Rating average:2474 / match points: 7 / game points: 12)

1 IM Prohaszka Peter 2508 3,5 / 5

2 IM Pap Gyula 2503 1,5 / 3

3 IM Balog Imre 2453 3,5 / 5

4 FM Fodor Tamas Jr 2433 2 / 4

5 FM Mihok Oliver 2357 1,5 / 3

2. Poland (Rating average:2413 / match points: 6 / game points: 10,5)

1 GM Swiercz Dariusz 2492 2,5 / 5

2 IM Piorun Kacper 2457 2,5 / 5

3 FM Kanarek Marcel 2422 2,5 / 5

4 Klim Kamil 2280 3 / 5

3. Romania (Rating average:2392 / match points: 5 / game points: 10)

1 GM Chirila Ioan-Cristian 2526 1,5 / 4

2 Anton Teodor 2379 1,5 / 4

3 Petrisor Adrian-Marian 2322 3,5 / 5

4 Dragomirescu Robin-Alexandru 2342 2,5 / 4

5 Hajbok Robert 2274 1 / 3

4. Germany (Rating average:2352 / match points: 6 / game points: 10,5)

1 IM Huschenbeth Niclas 2416 1,5 / 5

2 FM Jorczik Julian 2352 3 / 5

3 FM Zelbel Patrick 2348 2,5 / 5

4 Graf Felix 2291 3,5 / 5

5. Croatia (Rating average:2305 / match points: 6 / game points: 10)

1 IM Martinovic Sasa 2525 2 / 5

2 Ivekovic Zvonimir 2308 3 / 5

3 Srbis Jurica 2250 2,5 / 5

4 Stocko Josip 2138 2,5 / 5

6. Austria (Rating average:2262 / match points: 3 / game points: 7)

1 Poetz Florian 2364 2 / 4

2 Halvax Georg 2260 2 / 4

3 Hartl Daniel 2249 1 / 4

4 Binder Michael 2174 2 / 4

7. Czech Republic (Rating average:2253 / match points: 2 / game points: 6)

1 FM Ponizil Cyril 2314 1 / 4

2 Kuchynka Lukas 2307 1,5 / 4

3 Pecha Tomas 2213 1 / 4

4 Vlasak Lukas 2177 0 / 3

5 Bednar Marcel 2154 0,5 / 1

8. Slovakia 1 (Rating average:2251 / match points: 4 / game points: 7)

1 Varga David 2285 1 / 4

2 FM Csiba Dominik 2401 1 / 4

3 Petenyi Tamas 2308 1,5 / 4

4 Kolesar Rastislav 2011 1,5 / 4

9. Turkey (Rating average:2201 / match points: 4 / game points: 9,5)

1 FM Yilmaz Mustafa 2432 4 / 5

2 FM Firat Burak 2310 2 / 5

3 Sipahioglu Irmak 2057 0,5 / 3

4 Aydogdu Erkmen 1998 1 / 3

5 Topak Engin 2005 2 / 4

10. Azerbaijan 1 (Rating average:2164 / match points: 4 / game points: 8)

1 Rzayev Bahruz 2228 3 / 5

2 WIM Kazimova Narmin Nizami Qizi 2218 2 / 4

3 Abdulla Khayala Mardan Qizi 2113 1,5 / 4

4 Bayramov Elkhan Khayyat Oglu 1964 0 / 4

5 Guliyev Murad 2097 1,5 / 3

11. Chess school A. Karpova Salekhard (Rating average:2109 / match points: 3 / game points: 5)

1 FM Matvienko Ivan 2304 2 / 5

2 Savitskiy Sergey 2191 1 / 5

3 Pranizin Gennady 2152 1,5 / 5

4 Orekhov Nikolai 1790 0,5 / 5

12. Azerbaijan 2 (Rating average:1972 / match points: 4 / game points: 6)

1 Oroudzhov Anar 2071 0 / 4

2 Babazade Javidan Elnur Oglu 1961 1 / 3

3 Sadikhov Ulvi Ramil Oglu 1954 1 / 3

4 Khalafova Narmin Ilgar Qizi 1901 2 / 4

5 Izzat Kanan 0 0 / 2

13. Slovakia 2 (Rating average:1953 / match points: 2 / game points: 2,5)

1 Jacko Vladimir 2079 0 / 4

2 Druska Juraj 2122 0,5 / 4

3 Mraz Martin 1813 0 / 4

4 Petras Marian 1797 0 / 4

More information at the official website