World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2016, Poprad-Tatry, Slovakia (21 Jul to 30 Jul 2016)

updated 31 Jul 2016

At the recently concluded World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad, our young Lions and Lioness ended in 27th position from a starting rank of 33 out of 57 participating teams. With an average rating of 1999, the team fought bravely against tough opponents and ended up with four wins and a draw out of nine matches. The team had notable victories which included the 3.5-0.5 win over the host country's top team (Slovakia 1 with an average rating of 2247) in the 8th round, as well as the 3-1 victory over Denmark (average rating 2231) who eventually ended up in 10th position.

Also bringing pride to the nation is the sparkling performance of Lee Jun Wei who won ALL seven games he played with an incredible performance rating of 2817, receiving the Gold medal for Board 4.

We congratulate the team on their fine performance.

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Board 4 - Gold, Lee Jun Wei


updated 24 Jul 2016

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Team Singapore at the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad.

The tournament is currently underway, and the team have achieved 4 Match Points (round 3 results).


updated 21 Jul 2016

A total of 40 countries will be participating in the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2016 held at Poprad – Tatry, Slovakia from 21 Jul to 30 Jul 2016.

The Singapore team will be represented by the following players:

  1. FM Lee Qing Aun
  2. CM Woong Zhi Wei William
  3. Lau Ende Matthew
  4. Lee Jun Wei
  5. Chin Yuen Ling Erica

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SCF Vice President, Christopher Lim conducting the flag presentation ceremony for the team before their departure.

(Back-Left) Chin Yuen Ling Erica, Lee Jun Wei, CM Woong Zhi Wei William
(Front-Left) FM Lee Qing Aun, Lau Ende Matthew

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World Youth U-16 team with SCF National Coach, GM Bong Villamayor (right).


The World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad will be held at Poprad-Tatry, Slovakia from 21 Jul to 30 Jul 2016.

All participants are expected to have read and understood the Rules & Regulations of the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2016.

Note:

  1. All players to indicate their interest by writing to HP Committee via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) cc John Wong (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), GM Bong (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), Tony Tan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), and Nisban (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

  2. Players to attach Players Performance Record for the past 6 months (including 2015 National Age Group, and/or Singapore Amateurs).

  3. All players must follow strictly to the Selections & Training Guidelines, and National Training Programme.

  4. All registrations, bookings of air tickets, and hotels, must be through SCF.

  5. SCF reserves the right to accept/reject any entries without assigning any reason.

Interested participants are to submit their names for selection by 30 Apr 2016.

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