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2008 World Youth Championsip


2008 World Youth Championship was held in Vung-Tau, Vietnam. 18 players represented Turkey and Sinem Çağla Gündoğan in U-8 Girls shared the 5-6.places while IM Emre Can shared 6-8.places.

Turkey did not win any medals while two players were in the first ten spots. India dominated the field with 8 medals (4 golds) followed by China with 6 medals in total while Croatia had two gold medals in Under 16 Categories.

Turkey will host the 2009 edition of the World Youth Chess Championship as in 2007.

Official Website The Results of the Turkish Playersı

sinem1The most successful player was Sinem Çağla Gündoğan in Under 8 Girls who scored 7.5 points and shared 5-6.places.