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🏆 World Junior Championship (Boys) (2005)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Wang Hao, Vugar Gashimov, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Chao Li, Wang Yue, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Evgeny Alekseev, Sergei Zhigalko, Ferenc Berkes, Viktor Laznicka, Davit Maghalashvili, Mateusz Bartel, Igor Kurnosov, Parimarjan Negi, Vasily Papin, Jan Smeets, Evgeny Romanov, Ildar Khairullin, Luka Lenic, Tomi Nyback, Borki Predojevic, Erwin L'Ami, Daniel Stellwagen, Wen Yang, Andrey Zhigalko, Nidjat Mamedov, Matthieu Cornette, Tornike Sanikidze, Emre Can, Geetha Narayanan Gopal, Elshan Moradiabadi, Davit Jojua, Hans Tikkanen, Deep Sengupta, Baris Esen, Bartlomiej Heberla, Alexandr Kharitonov, Stefan Macak, Felipe de Cresce El Debs, Jakob Vang Glud, Yaroslav Zinchenko, Mesgen Amanov, Andrey Kvon, Vlad-Victor Barnaure, Levon Babujian, Kalin Karakehajov, Kirill Kuderinov, Malkhaz Sulashvili, Gogineni Rohit, Oliver Kurmann, Hannes Rau, George Xie Wendi, Leandro Perdomo, Gaby Livshits, Emilis Pileckis, Kevin Terrieux, Muhammad Khusenkhojaev, Giuseppe Lettieri, Marko Krivokapic, S Poobesh Anand, Gabriel-Andrei Grecescu, Faik Aleskerov, Julien Carron, Khamparia Akshat, Chenpeng Wei, S Hamed Moosavian, Thibaut Maenhout, Roderick Nava, Selim Citak, Stephen Jessel, Nurdin Samakov, Farid Zeynalov, Yasin Emrah Yagiz, Shinsaku Uesugi, Mehdi Ouakhir, Erhan Tanrikulu, Vitali Shlykov, Kgaugelo Mosetlhe, Azzedine Bekkat, Brice Laval, Kamber Berkay Tulay, Heinrich Stander, Emil Doving Agdestein, Deniz Murat Tasdelen, Alexandr Lauda, Fuat Uzun, Hasan Kivanc Cil, Ronald Villa, Leon W de Bruyn, Emrah Acuner, Hamidullah Sarwary

 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 499  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Tikkanen vs Wojtaszek  0-1572005World Junior Championship (Boys)A67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
2. Mamedyarov vs M Krivokapic 1-0342005World Junior Championship (Boys)D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
3. Negi vs E Alekseev  ½-½552005World Junior Championship (Boys)B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. V Gashimov vs J Vang Glud  1-0272005World Junior Championship (Boys)C05 French, Tarrasch
5. F Berkes vs F de Cresce El Debs  ½-½282005World Junior Championship (Boys)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. G Xie vs Wang Yue  ½-½542005World Junior Championship (Boys)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. Tomashevsky vs Jojua  1-0322005World Junior Championship (Boys)A16 English
8. G N Gopal vs Nyback 0-1412005World Junior Championship (Boys)B06 Robatsch
9. Stellwagen vs F Aleskerov  1-0462005World Junior Championship (Boys)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
10. S Macak vs Predojevic  0-1312005World Junior Championship (Boys)B42 Sicilian, Kan
11. Kharitonov vs R Nava  1-0442005World Junior Championship (Boys)E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
12. J Carron vs L'Ami  0-1742005World Junior Championship (Boys)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. I Khairullin vs C Li 0-1202005World Junior Championship (Boys)B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
14. S Jessel vs A Zhigalko  1-0482005World Junior Championship (Boys)B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. Smeets vs A Kvon  1-0312005World Junior Championship (Boys)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
16. S Citak vs I Kurnosov  ½-½742005World Junior Championship (Boys)D86 Grunfeld, Exchange
17. Wang Hao vs O Kurmann  1-0382005World Junior Championship (Boys)C02 French, Advance
18. E Can vs V Laznicka  ½-½472005World Junior Championship (Boys)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
19. N Mamedov vs T Maenhout  ½-½422005World Junior Championship (Boys)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. K Akshat vs M Bartel  0-1472005World Junior Championship (Boys)A80 Dutch
21. E Moradiabadi vs M Amanov  1-0352005World Junior Championship (Boys)E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
22. G Lettieri vs S Zhigalko  0-1362005World Junior Championship (Boys)E15 Queen's Indian
23. Y Zinchenko vs S H Moosavian  ½-½422005World Junior Championship (Boys)C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
24. E Pileckis vs E Romanov  0-1222005World Junior Championship (Boys)E52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6
25. L Lenic vs M Ouakhir  1-0262005World Junior Championship (Boys)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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Nov-22-05  VishyFan: surprise! surprise! Shakh has played 12 moves so far in the last round game with jan smeets, i expected a draw inside 10 moves.. :)
Nov-22-05  DCP23: A draw.

Shakh wins the Junior Championship!

Nov-22-05  VishyFan: Li Chao(b) finished with a score of 8.5/13......., he is set to gain a whooping 132 ELO points.....
Nov-23-05  nsteinme: The official list has Li Chao gaining only 54 points (only 54!? still amazing).

Nov-23-05  VishyFan: <nsteinme> the official list just defaults the 'k' factor for everybody to 10, which is not the case with Li Chao...

his current K-factor is 25.......

so, 5.38 X 25 = 134.5 ELO gain, which is whoooooooping!

is this some sort of record?

Nov-23-05  lostemperor: <VishyFan> Li Chao performance is awesome but there is a boy who gained more this year. Gaston Needleman. He gained over 150 points at Buenos Aires. I hope and think we hear more of them both.

Btw. what's that (B) behind Li Chao name stands for? I see that also in the official list.

Nov-23-05  alexapple: There is another male chess player in China with the exactly the same name of Li Chao and the same characters and of course the same pronounciation.

Maybe you hv noticed that,In China, there are two female chess player with "same" name of Wang Yu. BUT the "Yu" corresponeds diffrent Chinese characters and different tones.

(In China, almost every (NOT ALL) character has its normal tone. there are 4 tones in Chinese offical language,also called PUTONGHUA. so in most cases one prounciation corresponds 4 tones and corresponds mutiple characteres. )

Nov-23-05  lostemperor: <alexapple> maybe we should call this player Li Chao(A):). I notice has some problems with Chinese names also sometimes. Xie used to be confused with Xu. Here an example with a respected kibitzer <whitehead1963> Xie Jun vs Wang Lei, 2000 Sorry that is whitehat1963. Now I got confused here:)

You know what the most frequent name in the databas is? Tan. With 15 million Tans in the world that may not be so surprising. Four of them use to be one and the same person! It is corrected now. There use to be a <"Tan", "Tan Huang Luang", "Tan H.L."> and Tan Hiong Liong who were one and the same person LOL. No wonder there are so many Tans;). Now I only see two Tans who are one and the same person. Lian-Ann Tan and Tan Lian Ann. I guess..

Nov-26-05  yalie: why didnt koneru humpy play in the boys' section?
Nov-26-05  Udit Narayan: <yalie> LOL!
Nov-29-05  Knight13: Man... I'm gonna work my hardest to become the future World Junior Champion! :). I'm gonna reach 2500 in no time!
Nov-29-05  alicefujimori: One thing that annoys me about the record of the Chinese players' names is that they don't differentiate which one is the surname and which one is the actual name. In case a lot of you don't know, in Chinese the surname actually comes first before the name. So for example...Xie Jun..."Xie" is actually the surname and "Jun" is actually the name. Like "Li Chao". "Li" is actually the surname and "Chao" is actually the name.

So it would be nice if the people doing these pgns and tournament records could record the Chinese names properly.

Nov-30-05  Knight13: <alicefujimori> Well you know what? "Xie Jun" in Chinese is "Jun Xie." Chinese put the last name first, followed by the first name, unlike we do the opposite. It's different countries, man. Different culture. Accept it. The Chinese might even think we got weird names and we write our names strangely ;)
Nov-30-05  notsodeepthought: <Knight13>: <<alicefujimori>... It's different countries, <man>. Different culture. Accept it.> Hmmm, I could be mistaken, but speaking of "different cultures", in most countries where <Alice> is a first name, that person is not a <man>... you may want to "accept" that too.
Dec-01-05  sneaky pete: <notsodeepthought> Go tell that to Alice Cooper and see if he accepts it, man!
Dec-01-05  notsodeepthought: <sneaky pete: <notsodeepthought> Go tell that to Alice Cooper and see if he accepts it, <man>!> I knew that was coming... but seriously, how many other guys whose first name is Alice do you know? (incidentally, how would you know whether I am a guy or not?)
Dec-01-05  Knight13: <notsodeepthought> Okay <<man>>. We got it. It's cool <<man>>. It's cool.
Dec-01-05  Knight13: <notsodeepthought> I mean, come on, man! Don't you hear people say, "What's up, man? How's it goin', buddy?" Saying "man" is how people talk. It's not saying that you're a "man" or something. Another: "Hey, man, you got somethin' ta say?" It's just the cool-talkin'-style some people use. ;)
Dec-01-05  notsodeepthought: <Knight13> I guess I'm not cool. Fortunately I don't sound retarded either.
Dec-02-05  Knight13: <notsodeepthought> True. Not everone's like that.
Jan-10-06  Laskerfan82: Shahriyar won this tournament very convincingly ... it felt like he was in a different league altogether. Should be interesting to see how he performs in Corus (albeit last minute notice)
Apr-29-06  Danny121: You suke
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  technical draw: Knight 13 should not reply after notsodeepthought. It looks like the poor mouse will get will be burned with hot coffee!
Dec-19-06  notyetagm: Mamedyarov went like an undefeated +8 in this tournament. Anyone know what his Tournamnet Performance Rating (TPR) was for this excellent performance?

At one point I believe Mamedyarov's TPR was over 3000(!), before he coasted home to win easily with draws in the later rounds.

Aug-15-10  notyetagm: With this tournament win Mamedyarov becomes the only **2-time** winner of the World Junior Championship.
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