U12 Round 6: Pogorelov team wins

February 9, 2022. Students of I. Pogorelov (Ученики И.Погорелова) are winners of Round 6 of Worldwide U12 Winter League. Second place for Chess Profi from St. Peterburg, third for Dragulf (Norway). Halfway through the season, Dragulf maintained the leadership but Chess Profi continues to close the gap between them and Dragulf, while Pogorelov team is not far behind. With 6 rounds to go, it will be a tense battle until the end. All divisions combined, together with the Under 8 group, a total of 403 players participated, the largest tournament so far.

U12 Winter – Round 6 summary

Participants: 403
Teams: 35

  1. Dragulf 46
  2. Chess Profi 38
  3. Ученики И.Погорелова 34
  4. Минский ветер 26
  5. Latvia Junior Chess 19
  6. Сборная Шахты 18
  7. Moksleivių šachmatų klubas 7
  8. Schachfreunde München 7
  9. “Бриллиант” (г.Кострома) 5
  10. СШ 2 Кстово 4

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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