Friday, December 7, 2007

Bhakti Kulkarni at the World Youth Chess 2007, Antalya Turkey

Bhakti Kulkarni (ELO 2112) in the Under 16 Category

1st Round - beat (Unrated) Salama Al Khelaifi of Qatar
2nd Round - beat Berfu Dincok (ELO 1945) of Turkey
3rd Round - drew with Abby Marshall (ELO 2208) of the United States
4th Round - lost to Katrina Skinke (ELO 2166) of Latvia
5th Round - beat Amisha Parmar (ELO 2007) of England
6th Round - drew with Li Panru (ELO 2030) of China
7th Round - beat Valerie Forgues (ELO 1963) of France
8th Round - lost to Olka Ivanenko (ELO 2125) of Ukraine
9th Round - lost to Jovana Vojinovic (ELO 2227) of Montenegro
10th Round - lost to (Unrated) Valeria Kim of Kyrgyzstan
11th Round - drew with Lin Jine Jorgensen (ELO 1861) of Norway

Stood 45th overall out of 106 contestants

Bhakti had stood 8th in the Under-14 at the World Youth Chess 2006 in Batumi, Georgia.

Ivana Furtado at the World Youth Chess 2007, Antalya Turkey

Match by Match results

Ivana Furtado in the Under 8 Category

1st Round - beat Samantha Revita Glo of The Philippines
2nd Round - beat Helin Melek Saim of Turkey
3rd Round - beat P Preethy of India
4th Round - Narmin Mammadova of Azerbaijan
5th Round - lost to C. H. Meghna of India
6th Round - drew with Anastasia Ponmarchuk of Russia
7th Round - beat Anastasia Sialenchyk of Belarus
8th Round - beat Buse Vatansever of Turkey
9th Round - beat Thanh Thuy Tien Nguyen of Vietnam
10th Round - beat Gunay Mammadzada of Azerbaijan
11th Round - drew with Zhansaya Abdumalik of Kazakhstan

Stood 1st overall out of 73 contestants. Thus, she successfully defended her World Championship title.

Ivana Furtado was the defending champion as she had stood 1st in the Under-8 at the World Youth Chess 2006 in Batumi, Georgia