U12 Round 4: Win for Chess Profi

January 26, 2022. Chess Profi from St. Peterburg won Round 4 of U12 Winter League. Second place for Dragulf (Norway), third for Latvia Junior Chess. All divisions combined, together with the Under 8 group, we reached a number of 377 players, making this the most numerous tournament in Winter League so far. It was especially delightful to see 223 players in the U12 European division. Online team chess continues to be attractive to kids and coaches. Tournaments are getting more and more serious, with teams being loyal participants for over a year. Cooperation between coaches and organizers, as well as increasing awareness of online fair play, made a very attractive and safe tournament, for kids to enjoy.

U12 Winter – Round 4 summary

Participants: 377
Teams: 36

  1. Dragulf 32
  2. Минский ветер 22
  3. Ученики И.Погорелова 20
  4. Chess Profi 20
  5. Сборная Шахты 14
  6. Latvia Junior Chess 13
  7. Moksleivių šachmatų klubas 7
  8. Schachfreunde München 5
  9. СШ 2 Кстово 2
  10. “Бриллиант” (г.Кострома)

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

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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