World Junior Chess Championship 2016 Final Results

Jeffery Xiong bags home the title, and he’s the youngest who did it so far.

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Jeffery Xiong dominates the Open Section

Leading to the final round, Round 13, Jeffery Xiong of the United States was already a clear winner of the event.

He dominated the event all throughout with eight wins and five draws. Thus, he is now the youngest player to win the World Junior Chess Championship title.

The top-seeded Russian GM Vladislav Artemiev came in closest with 1 full point behind, 9.5 points.

Replay all the games in the Open Section.

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The winners of World Junior Chess Championships 2016 Open Division: Vladislav Artemiev (Runner Up), Jeffery Xiong (Champion), and Narayanan Sunilduth Lyna (2nd Runner Up). Photo credit: wjcc2016india.com.

Final ranking of the Open section follows:

World Junior Chess Championships 2016 Open Final Ranking

Rank NameIRtgClubTypePts
1GMXiong Jeffery2633USAU1610½
2GMArtemiev Vladislav2665RUSU18
3GMSunilduth Lyna Narayanan2515INDU189
4FMXu Yi2371CHNU189
5GMKarthikeyan Murali2514INDU18
6IMMosadeghpour Masoud2437IRIU20
7Xu Yinglun2516CHNU20
8IMNasuta Grzegorz2442POLU20
9IMSvane Rasmus2546GERU20
10GMAravindh Chithambaram Vr.2543INDU188
11Maghsoodloo Parham2576IRIU168
12Ivekovic Bozidar2351CROU208
13IMLorparizangeneh Shahin2478IRIU188
14IMMenezes Christoph2408AUTU20
15GMGagare Shardul2486INDU20
16FMPraggnanandhaa R2429INDU12
17Yuan Qingyu2366CHN
18Srijit Paul2217INDU16
19IMBersamina Paulo2402PHIU18
20IMTran Tuan Minh2473VIEU20
21IMHenriquez Villagra Cristobal2520CHIU20
22GMWagner Dennis2572GERU20
23IMAkash G2400INDU20
24IMMousavi Seyed Khalil2422IRIU18
25Arjun Kalyan2292INDU14
26FMGholami Aryan2461IRIU16
27FMMartins David Pires Tavares2402PORU20
28FMRakesh Kumar Jena2161INDU167
29Beradze Irakli2440GEOU207
30GMAlekseenko Kirill2582RUSU207
31Dhulipalla Bala Chandra Prasad2276INDU207
32IMBeukema Stefan2380BELU207
33FMRajdeep Sarkar2351INDU167
34IMVisakh N R2431INDU187
35IMBasso Pier Luigi2455ITAU207
36Pirverdiyev Agil2364AZEU207
37FMLokander Martin2365SWEU207
38Harsha Bharathakoti2344INDU16
39FMGrandadam Patrik2325SUIU20
40Sammed Jaykumar Shete2253INDU18
41Shailesh Dravid2224INDU18
42FMNihal Sarin2358INDU12
43Rahul Srivatshav P2280INDU14
44FMGajwa Ankit2282INDU20
45FMRydstrom Tom2315SWEU20
46FMKarthik Venkataraman2305INDU18
47IMStuder Noel2477SUIU20
48Tahay Alexis2098FRAU20
49Papakonstantinou Dimitrios2180GREU206
50IMChakravarthi Reddy M2228INDU206
51IMKrishna Teja N2282INDU186
52FMBelous Mikhail2343UKRU186
53Sahoo Utkal Ranjan2266INDU206
54FMViennot Dylan2342FRAU206
55FMGheorghiu Calin2343ROUU206
56Evangelista Paul Robert2020PHIU206
57CMSalles Louis2235FRAU206
58Fan Huifeng2223CHNU20
59Gandhi Anish2156INDU20
60FMIvic Velimir2270SRBU14
61Taalaibekov Tagir2182KGZU18
62Subhayan Kundu2189INDU16
63Ritviz Parab2259INDU18
64FMTran Minh Thang2353VIEU16
65Yogit S2270INDU20
66Dassanayake D M G S1859SRIU16
67Squella Lavin Carlos Felipe2203CHIU20
68Weerasinghe C C1785SRIU18
69CMErigaisi Arjun2337INDU145
70Barath Kalyan M2197INDU165
71Subramaniam Shreyes1863MASU185
72Palucha Szymon1932ENGU205
73Nyamdorj Davaaochir2015CANU205
74Thogersen Rasmus2171DENU20
75Holleland Sigve2106NORU20
76Avik Sarker2000BANU204
77Seppala Joni1765FINU20
78Hsu Chuan-Chia1777TPEU20
79AIMSkettos Nicolas1561CYPU20
80Yakubboev Nodirbek2431UZBU140
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