British Youth Championship 2012: Results

Tournament Name: 
British Youth Championship
Tournament Date: 
18 March 2012

The 2012 Youth Championships had 13 competitors aged from 6 to 18, with strengths from 2 dan to 30 kyu. The library block at Bloxham School, Oxfordshire, served again as a great venue.

Tian-Ren Chen from Loughborough regained the youth title, the previous year's winner not contesting it this year. Silas Yufu Shi, 2 dan, from Loughborough was the strongest player taking part, but he has Chinese nationality; he won all his games. Prizes and places went to:

  • Overall winner: Tian-Ren Chen (Loughborough), 2nd Adan Mordcovich
  • U18: Tian-Ren Chen (Loughborough), 2nd Adan Mordcovich
  • U16: Aidan Putman (Swindon)
  • U14: Thomas Meehan (Solihull), 2nd: Richard Showler (Bloxham)
  • U12: Dylan Zhu-Dong
  • U10: Anthony Ghica (Newmarket)
  • U8: Edmund Smith (Milton)
  • Open/Handicap Winner: Silas Yufu Shi (Loughborough)
  • Castledine Trophy: Loughborough (beat Bloxham 3-0)

Handicap games are in red. Adults Paul Smith and Bogdan Ghica played as ghosts.

NoNameRankClubAge123456WinsSOS
1Silas Yufu Shi2dLoughboroughN/A12+14+6+13+2+10+614
2Tian-Ren Chen1dLoughboroughU1813+11+12+6+1-4+518
3Thomas Meehan18kSolihullU1414+7+15+5+6-11+513
4Matei Mandache5kLoughboroughU186-15+10+7+13+2-414
5Edmund Smith25kMiltonU8K15+8+11+3-14+...411
6Adan Mordcovich1kWansteadU184+12-1-2-3+13+323
7Dylan Zhu-Dong10kLeamingtonU1210-3-13+4-9+8+318
8Anthony Ghica19kNewmarketU1011+5-14+15+10-7-312
9Bogdan Ghica2kNewmarketAd.........10+7-...15
10Aidan Putman11kSwindonU167+13-4-9-8+1-220
11Richard Showler27kBloxham SchoolU148-2-5-14+15+3-218
12Paul Smith2dCambridgeAd1-6+2-.........114
13Colin Putman11kSwindonU182-10+7-1-4-6-123
14Jackson Umlauf28kBloxham SchoolU143-1-8-11-5-15+120
15Hugh Banes30kBloxham SchoolU145-4-3-8-11-14-019




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