The FIDE Online World Cup 2021 – Youth and Cadet

Onlei scores 4 out of 6 at the halfway Mark

Oneli Vithanawasam of Lyceum International School, Wattala

RB Sethum Samaraweera of Richmond College Galle

Oneli Vithanawasam of Lyceum International School, Wattala is in a fair position with points out 6 games tied in 13th position in the under 18 Girls event of the above Championships. Oneli beat Ahmed Walijah (Top seed in the event, Bangladesh), Kazi Zarin Tasnim(Bangladesh), Chua Jia-Tien(Malaysi), Drew with Ilyina Lada and Sai Divya M and lost only 1 game to Pipia Ekaterine(Georgia) In her 6 games. Nemindi Linaya Ramanayake of Bandaranayake Central College is having 2 ½ points out of 6 games.
RB Sethum Samaraweera of Richmond College scored 3 ½ points out of 6 games in the under 10Yrs Open event, After having 2 bad games at the start losing to Isai Alveraize(Bolivia) and D Altensoyombo (Mongolia) he recovered with a forfeit point with Daniel Efraim(Estonia), Kim Listratov(Russia) and Rashid Rayan (Bangladesh) with a draw against Data Qulabegashvili(Georgia). KG Wimalarathne(Kingswood College) of has 2 ½ points and DDLD Dandeniya of Maliyadeva College has 2 both out of 6 games.
The FIDE Online World Cup 2021 – Youth and Cadets conducted by the International Chess Federation is organized by the Georgian Chess Federation this year. The World Cup has 10 category events for under 10, 12,14,16 and 18 years Open and Girls. The event is held online in the Tornelo platform from 1st to 30th August 2021 with 10 rounds per each category. The event started with two categories, under 10 Open and under 18 Girls to have it from 1st to 5th having 2 games each. Other categories also will follow giving 5 days per two categories, one open and one Girls.
A total of 227 players in the under 10 Open and 104 players in the under 18 yrs Girls event from 108 countries are participating in the event. Four more games are expected in Tornelo platform on 4th and 5th of August 2021.
You may get the tournament details from the following links
https://chess-results.com/tnr565782.aspx?lan=1&art=1&rd=6&flag=30&zeilen=99999
https://chess-results.com/tnr565791.aspx?lan=1&art=1&rd=6&fedb=SRI&flag=30
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