Day 7 Round 9
09The decisive round of the European Chess School Championship started at 10 o’clock in the morning and finished about 3.15 p.m. Organizers presented to all players special certificates, which prove their participation in European School Chess Championship 2011.  Melek Ismayil lost today the only game in the tournament but remained on the first place in U-7 age group among girls. The decisive game between twin sisters finished with drawish result and the standings remained the same – Irina Baraeva is on the first place while Marina Baraeva placed second half a point behind of Irina. Both Turkish players Cemil Can Ali Marandi and Sanal Vahap won their games today and share the first place in U-13 category. Other results you can check in the final standing on the official webpage.

Certificates for all participants of the event
Jahan Muradova from Azerbaijan checks her certificate before the game. She was the only one who managed to win against her compatriot Melek Ismayil.
Sisters had to play a game which was decisive for the final standings in their age group.
Matin Mursalli defeated Fatih Eren Alkaya and became the best in his age group U-7
Rauf Murtuzov won the game against one of the leaders of the tournament Emirhan Tarlabasi.
Sude Hereklioglu defeated her opponent Isra Damla Keskin and became a sole winner of her age group U-9 girls.
Turkish player Aica Aksoy made a draw against Nyurguiaana Dorofeeva but it could not change her final standings which she ensured one day ago.
Cem Kaan Gokerkan made a draw with Tuna Tencer and became a sole leader in his category U-11.
Opponents share sweets during the game.

Report & Photos By Karlovich Anastasiya
Turkish Chess Federation © 2011