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Russia wins seven titles at the European Youth Championship 2018

DSC_6765The European Youth Championship is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 20-29 August 2018 in Riga, Latvia. Players compete in six age groups from U8 to U18, with Open and Girls sections.
The venue of the tournament will be International Exhibition Centre Kipsala, which is located on Kipsala Island, less than 2km
from Riga Old Town.

More then 1000 players 400 girls and 600 boys took part total in all the groups.

The winners in all groups are

Open U-8

1. Jahandar Azadaliyev (Azerbaijan)
2. Denis Gordeev (Russia)
3. Bogdan Golovchenko (Russia)

Girls U-8

1. Ekaterina Zubkovskaya (Belarus)
2. Diana Preobrazhenskaya (Russia)
3. Veronika Iudina (Russia)

Open U-10

1. Artem Pingin (Russia)
2. Clement Kuhn (France)
3. Artsiom Bialiauski (Belarus)

Girls U-10

1. Alexandra Shvedova (Russia)
2. Anna Shukhman (Russia)
3. Yana Zhapova (Russia)

Open U-12

1. Volodar Murzin (Russia)
2. Ilya Makoveev (Russia)
3. Semen Mitusov (Ukraine)

Girls U-12

1. Olga Karmanova (Russia)
2. Luisa Bashylina (Germany)
3. Aliaksandra Tarasenka (Belarus)

Open U-14

1. Stefan Pogosyan (Russia)
2. Dmitry Tsoi (Russia)
3. Jonas Buhl Bjerre (Denmark)

Girls U-14

1. Ayan Allahverdiyeva (Azerbaijan)
2. Astghik Hakobyan (Armenia)
3. Beloslava Krasteva (Bulgaria)

Open U-16

1. Francesco Sonis (Italy)
2. Yaroslav Remizov (Russia)
3. Viachaslau Zarubitski (Belarus)

Girls U-16

1. Kamaliya Bulatova (Russia)
2. Olga Badelka (Belarus)
3. Gabriela Antova (Bulgaria)

Open U-18

1. Evgenios Ioannidis (Greece)
2. Jan Vykouk (Czech Republic)
3. Ariel Erenberg (Israel)

Girls U-18

1. Aleksandra Dimitrova (Russia)
2. Oliwia Kiolbasa (Poland)
3. Akshaya Kalaiyalahan (England)
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Russia won 7 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze medals and is the overall winner from the nations.

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