The FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 continued with round 9 here in Porto Carras, Halkidiki.
Mosadeghpour Masoud resumed the winning row in the Open U18 to reach 8,5 points and extend the lead to a full point ahead of GM Alekseenko Kirill.
WFM Mahalakshmi M won another game in the Girls U18 section to maintain a full point margin ahead of the group of followers.
Agmanov Zhandos from Kazakhstan defeated the long-time leader in Open U16, FM Fawzy Adham, to overtake the top position with 7,5 points. A large group follows only half a point behind.
In Girls U16 WFM Sieber Fiona (2180) from Germany and WFM Kiolbasa Oliwia (2182) from Poland share the first place with 7,5 points each, after making a draw in the direct encounter of the 9th round.
In the Open U14 there is again a tie for the first place as Vokhidov Shamsiddin caught up with FM Esipenko Andrey on 7,5 points each. In Girls U14 WFM Vaishali R from India maintained the lead with the same number of points.
The top seed and long-time leader in Open U12, FM Abdusattorov Nodirbek, was defeated and now a group consisting of Firouzja Alireza, CM Nihal Sarin and Andrew Z Hong shares the first place with 7,5 points each.
In Girls U12 WFM Salimova Nurgyul won another game to preserve half a point lead ahead of the rest of the field.
In the Open U10 Oglaza Oskar singled out on the top after defeating the earlier co-leader Wang Justin. In the respective Girls section Song Yuxin scored another victory and is now alone on the top of the rankings.
Bharath Subramaniyam H is still the leader in the Open U8 section, while among the Girls there has been a change on the top as now Ivanova Dilyana and Wei Yaqing share the first place with 7,5 points each.